Primary Role
Chief Executive Officer & President @ Bubbly
Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT

Person Details


Tom has started, ran and worked for numerous tech companies. Currently, he runs all International Operations at Houzz, where he is aggressively building out dozens of countries. Previously, the CEO of Bubbly, the Singapore-based company backed by Sequoia, JAFCO and other prominent investors, he built them into a leader in mobile social media across Asia with 200M+ users. Prior to running Bubbly, Tom was GM of the Mobile Business at BEA Systems, an infrastructure software company acquired by Oracle for $8.5B. Before BEA, Tom helped start five different companies. He is also an active contributing writer to many tech blogs, including: TechCrunch, The Next Web, Forbes, Wired, Huffington Post, TechInAsia, and e27. He also has been an active mentor, advisor and board director for a dozen startups across Asia and the US. Prior to Tom’s professional career, he was actually a boxer and won the Bronze Medal at the U.S. National Championships.