Tom Gilley is a technology entrepreneur with a broad range of experience and success in social computing, modern media and mobile technologies.
Mr. Gilley recently joined Critical Media, NYC broadcast media intelligence company as the CTO.
Mr. Gilley sold his on-demand web media company to Vignette and at Vignette he contributed to company positioning and product strategy from the office of the CTO.
With Compass Advisers, Mr. Gilley offered strategic advisory services in mergers, acquisitions and investments for public companies and private equity firms in the areas of security systems, enterprise software, media, mobile and wireless.
Prior to moving to NYC, Mr. Gilley gained corporate product management experience at Apple Computer. He worked at Apple as an R&D manager in the Advance Technology Group, where he successfully managed a critical Intellectual Property portfolio and launched high tech products and companies for handheld computers, set-top boxes, media systems, digital cameras and social computing. He transferred from R&D management to Apple portable product management to lead new product development.
Before and after Apple, Mr. Gilley founded several successful companies including Meeting Technologies, a social computing company; FutureTel, the first MPEG video broadcast equipment company; and PicoStar, an incubator and technology investment company. At PicoStar, he was the founding CTO for Cobalt Networks which subsequently sold to Sun for $2B, as well as the the founding CTO for the second largest News and Social Portal in Brazil and incubated several internet technology companies.