General Partner at OpenOcean
Tom is a Partner at OpenOcean and passionate about data-intensive solutions that are quick to love and built on deep technology. He is a big believer in accurate consumer profiling and digital media technologies. Tom’s previous experience includes launching and leading Nokia Interactive Advertising – the leading first generation premium mobile ad-network.
Tom scaled the business from scratch to $50 million in revenues in less than three years, including the acquisition of Boston-based Enpocket Inc.
His first encounter with Monty and the MySQL crew happened as co-founder and Managing Partner of Holton Ventures, leading the Series A round in MySQL.
Tom is a President of the Finnish Tech Tour 2000, an MBA graduate from Helsinki School of Econ and Businesses, and holds a military rank of a 2nd Lieutenant (we don’t mess with him..)
A self-taught (but not too bad!) wine sommelier, Tom always makes sure our off-sites miraculously end up having a golf course around.