A deep passion for helping high-growth SaaS companies reach their potential fuels Tom’s success as a seasoned enterprise software executive. Prior to Adaptive Insights, he was an investor and board member of several highly successful software companies including Citrix Systems, where he currently serves as lead independent director of the board following his role as chairman. He also sits on the boards of SaaS companies Acquia and Apptio. Previously Tom was a partner at Greylock Partners, where he focused on enterprise software investments. He was also president and COO at Rational Software until its acquisition by IBM. Before Rational, Tom served as CEO at Avatar Technologies and Pacific Data. He began his career as a financial officer in both public and private companies, serving as CFO at SQA and Orange Nassau, Inc., as well as vice president of finance at SCA Services. He has also held positions in public accounting.
Tom is a seasoned executive focused on enterprise software and will bring significant strategic insight, as well as operational and corporate governance expertise to Acquia.