Tom is an Operating Advisor at Monk’s Hill Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage tech companies, primarily Series A, in Southeast Asia. He has expertise in international expansion, e-commerce, SaaS, and mobile.

Tom is the VP of International Operations at Houzz. Previously he was the CEO of Bubbly, a Singapore-based mobile social media company that grew to over 200 million users in Asia and backed by Sequoia and JAFCO. Prior to Bubbly, Tom was the GM Mobile Business at BEA systems (infrastructure software company acquired by Oracle for $8.5 billion). Tom has helped start five different companies in Silicon Valley, ranging from e-commerce focused SI to high-end audio manufacturer.

Tom holds a B.S. from University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.