Tom Erickson Joins MassTLC Board of Trustees [April 8, 2015]
Acquia CEO Brings Expertise, Commitment to Accelerate Innovation Across Commonwealth’s Tech Economy
BURLINGTON, MA – April 8, 2015 – Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced that Acquia CEO Tom Erickson was elected to the Board of Trustees for the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC).
“I am excited to become more involved in advancing the tech community in Massachusetts by joining the board of the MassTLC,” Erickson said. “Whether in my current role at one of the nation’s fastest growing companies, or at one of the four previous Massachusetts-based firms I have been with, I’ve enjoyed how globally minded yet community-oriented the tech industry is here.”
“Tom’s experience leading technology companies will be a tremendous asset to our board,” said MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft. “He’s a passionate and innovative leader – qualities that will prove invaluable as we work together to strengthen the vibrant tech community in Massachusetts. On behalf of the entire board, I welcome Tom into his new role in MassTLC.”
Tom was a founding director of Acquia, working with co-founders Dries Buytaert and Jay Batson to develop the company’s open source commercialization model and recruit the early team members during 2008. Tom joined Acquia as CEO in 2009, following the sale of Tele Atlas to TomTom, where he had been Chief Products Officer. Tom has been committed to driving customer success and business strategy throughout his more than 30 year career.
The MassTLC is the region’s leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors and policy leaders. With a membership of 500 tech companies, MassTLC serves the entire tech ecosystem in Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.masstlc.org.
Acquia is the digital experience company. Intuit, Warner Music Group and Stanford University are among the more than 4,000 organizations that are transforming their digital businesses with Acquia’s open cloud platform. Global 2000 enterprises, government agencies and NGOs rely on Acquia to create new revenue streams, lower costs, and engage audiences more deeply through content, community, commerce and context. For more information visit www.acquia.com or call +1 781 238 8600.