Tom is a Venture Partner with Big Idea Ventures (“BIV”), a New York and Singapore-based firm focused on solving the world’s greatest challenges by backing the world’s best entrepreneurs. Prior to joining BIV, Tom was a Founding Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Tyson Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Tyson Foods. While at Tyson, Tom led investments in Beyond Meat, FoodLogiQ, New Wave Foods and BIV’s New Protein Fund.
Tom has over fifteen years of experience in alternative asset management and prior to joining Tyson, held a number of CFO positions at New York investment firms. He received a BS in Accountancy from Villanova University. Tom is a Certified Public Accountant (NY) and holds the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation from the AICPA. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Erin and their four children, Juliana, Alexis, Patrick and Elisabeth.