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Yale University Law School, J.D.
Columbia University, B.S.
Political Science

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Tom Glocer

Tom Glocer is the former Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.

Mr. Glocer joined Reuters Group in 1993 as Vice President and Deputy Counsel, Reuters America. He held a number of senior leadership positions at Reuters, including President of Reuters LatAm and Reuters America, before being named CEO of Reuters Group PLC in July 2001.

He is a director of Merck & Co., Inc. and the Council on Foreign Relations; and a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the International Advisory Board of British American Business Inc., the Columbia College Board of Visitors, the President’s Council on International Activities at Yale University, the Advisory Board of the Judge Institute of Management at Cambridge University, the European Business Leaders Council, the Corporate Advisory Board of Tate Britain and the Madison Council of the Library of Congress. Mr. Glocer is also involved in several public education initiatives in New York City and London.

Mr. Glocer holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Mr Glocer is married with two children and Luna the Bullmastiff, and lives in New York City.

He writes his own blog at

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
CommonBond 9/2013Private Equity$100M6
Lua Technologies 8/2012Seed$2.5M25
PeerIndex 3/2012Series A$3M5
GateGuru 6/2011Venture Round$800k9
Dopplr 9/2008Angel11



  1. CommonBond Raises over $100M in Equity and Debt Financing ( [edit]
  2. Lua Goes From A Manhattan Basement To $2.5M In Seed Funding From IA Ventures ( [edit]
  3. PeerIndex Picks Up $3 Million To Win Friends And Influence People (And Beat Klout) ( [edit]
  4. Airport Info App GateGuru Launches On Android; Raises $800K ( [edit]
  5. Business Travel Social Net Dopplr Gets Funding From Tom Glocer, Others ( [edit]
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