Tom has over 25 years of experience in the software, computer services, and telecommunications industries which include leadership roles with very large enterprises, small companies, and start-ups. Prior to his current role, Tom was CEO of SRC Software, a budgeting and planning software company which enjoyed significant growth rates and profitability during his tenure. Tom joined Business Objects in August 2005 when Business Objects acquired SRC Software for $100 million.
Before joining SRC Software, Tom served as CEO of GST Telecommunications, a publicly-held telecommunications services company with more than 1,300 employees. While there, Tom was responsible for the turnaround, operations, and sale of the company for $690 million. Earlier in his career, Tom was president of Cable & Wireless USA, a $1.6 billion multinational telecommunications division of Cable & Wireless, plc. During his 10 years at Cable & Wireless he launched value-added application services and managed one of the world's largest internet backbones.
Tom received his BS in engineering technology from Miami University of Ohio.