Tom is a Corporate Development Principal at Google. In this role, he focuses on acquisitions for Google in both the US and international markets. Tom previously worked in New Business Development and spearheaded early stage businesses for Google including Adsense for Games and also helped develop infrastructure partnerships for Google Voice.
Prior to joining Google, Tom helped launch two companies in the Internet space in China, playing the role of CTO and head of sales for each venture. While in China, Tom also helped multinational corporations negotiate market entries in the form of domestic acquisitions and joint ventures.
Tom graduated with a degree in physics from Macalester College. He also possesses an MBA from the MIT Sloan of Management. Tom is fluent in Mandarin and French, and has lived in China, Japan, France, Belgium and various parts of the United States.