Tom Burgess, a serial entrepreneur and avid adventurer, is founder and CEO. With deep-rooted experience across the advertising and digital media industries, this seasoned executive searches for industry pain points and creates powerful, forward-thinking solutions to revolutionize how business gets done. He’s a strong believer that obstacles present the greatest opportunities. In 2001, Tom founded Third Screen Media, the world’s first mobile advertising network. Acquired in 2007 by AOL, it set the standard for wireless advertising and proved Tom’s ability to deliver strong returns for investors. He previously served as president of Internet portal CollegeLink.com, and as founder and CEO of both 9th Square and Echomedia.
When not founding and building disruptive media companies, Tom is sailing the world. He is a frequent speaker at global industry events and has been included in Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and CNBC. He currently resides in Rhode Island with his wife and two children, and is a proud Providence College Friar.
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|Mar 12, 2015||Beta Boston - Linkable Networks announces $11.7 million in new funding|
|Mar 2, 2015||Xconomy - Linkable Networks Grabs $11.7M Series C for New Hires|
|Oct 28, 2014||Venture Beat - CardLinx Hosts Money20/20 Panel and Launches Merchant Council|
|May 20, 2014||Venture Beat - Linkable Networks Unveils Multiple Omni Channel SKU-Level Card-Linked Offer Solutions to Support All Retailer Types and Sizes|
|May 5, 2014||Venture Beat - CardLinx™ Task Force, Chaired by Linkable Networks, Releases New Standard for Card-Linked Advertiser Insertion Order|
|Feb 18, 2014||Venture Beat - Linkable Networks Inks Deal with Seasoned Grocery Exec Evan Anthony and Masterpiece USA to Enhance Shopper Marketing and Loyalty Offering|
|Jan 30, 2014||Venture Beat - CardLinx CEO and Board Members to Present at Goldman Sachs Technology Conference|
|Jan 14, 2014||Venture Beat - Linkable Networks Partners with Shopper Marketing Content Publishers to Form The Linkable Network™|