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Primary Role
Co-Founder & CEO @
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
/person/thomas-arend
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Person Details

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Thomas is an Entrepreneur and International Product Leader. Thomas' professional background is in mobile and web technology, consumer products and enterprise apps. Thomas is a seasoned User Experience (UX) specialist and Localization expert, AI researcher, successful international people manager, mentor, coach and project lead.

Thomas has over 20 years of experience in the IT business at IBM, SAP, Google, Mozilla, Twitter and Airbnb as Principal Product Manager, Software Engineer, Project Lead, Team Lead, Product Specialist, and as Principal Consultant for Corporate Strategy in the Office of the CEO. Thomas has spoken at many international events. Thomas' vision and leadership helped transform product teams and organizations through their phases of hyper-growth.

Thomas has been working as Executive Product Advisor to many national and international startups and organizations such as SoundCloud, Singularity University, Rosetta Foundation, Hattery, Gametime United, Spotistic, Hop.in, German Academic International Network, AnyRoad, Volo, WellDone, BrightFunds, Vango and many others.

Thomas earned his Master's degree in Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science and his Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Technical University Berlin.

Jobs (11)

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Current

Co-Founder & CEO

Jul 1, 2014 - Current   (about 2 years)

Founder & CEO

Dec 13, 2013 - Current   (almost 3 years)

International Product Lead

2013 - Current   (over 3 years)

Executive Strategist

2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
Past
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Ended
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Company
Aug, 2013
Unknown
Associate & Visual Hacker
Sep 1, 2011
2013
International Product Lead
Nov, 2010
Sep, 2011
Principal Product Manager, Mobile
Feb, 2006
Nov, 2010
Senior Product Manager
2004
Feb 1, 2006
Executive Strategist, Office of the CEO
1995
2003
Senior Product Manager
Oct, 1990
Oct, 1995
Research Fellow

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Education (3)

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