Since June 2007, Thomas Layton has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Metaweb Technologies, Inc. He served as CEO of OpenTable from 2001 to June 2007.
Previously, Thomas was a co-founder of CitySearch, Inc. which later merged with Ticketmaster and is now a subsidiary of USA Networks.
Prior to his experience at Ticketmaster-CitySearch, Thomas was with Score Learning Corporation, a leading educational services company, where he served first as Chief Financial Officer and later as President and Chief Operating Officer.
Thomas holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and a BS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Board & Advisor Roles (4)Update
|Sep, 2015||NextLesson||$2.9M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2011||Hearsay Social||$3M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|May, 2000||Coolboard.com||$10M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Apr, 2000||SquareTrade||$9M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Mar, 2000||Demandline.com||$10M / Series A||Personal Investment|
|Jan, 2000||SquareTrade||$300k / Seed||Personal Investment|
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|Dec 19, 2013||FinSMEs - Elance and oDesk Merge|
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|Dec 18, 2013||The Next Web - Elance and oDesk Merge To Accelerate Innovation In Freelance Community|
|Jun 8, 2013||The Next Web - 7 Ways to Build and Retain a Strong Team As You Grow|
|Mar 22, 2012||TechCrunch - Online Work Platform oDesk Raises $15M From T. Rowe Price, Benchmark|
|Feb 18, 2012||Gigaom - Data killed the HiPPO star|