Primary Role
Co-Founder & CEO at Nextbit Systems
2 Investments in 2 Companies

Person Details


Tom Moss joined Accel as an Entrepreneur in Residence in November of 2012. Previously, Tom was co-founder and CEO of Three Laws Mobility Inc. (3LM), a start-up focused on providing enterprise security and device management for mobile devices. 3LM was acquired in 2010 by Motorola Mobility Inc., which was later acquired by Google Inc. Tom continued his role as CEO of 3LM through both acquisitions, and led 3LM to revenues exceeding a million dollars per employee.

Tom was also directly responsible for all major partnerships at 3LM, including with a dozen different original device manufacturers (OEMs) who pre-installed 3LM's software on tens of millions of mobile devices worldwide. Prior to 3LM, Tom was an executive on the Android team at Google. At Google, Tom served as Worldwide Head of Business Development and Partnerships for Android. In this role, Tom was in charge of Android's wireless carrier and OEM deals/relationships, and served as an internal advocate on behalf of external Android stakeholders worldwide, helping to foster a robust ecosystem of wireless carriers, OEMs, semiconductor companies and software developers .

To help kick-start Android adoption in the Asia-Pacific region, Tom spent 10 months in Japan as General Manager of Android Japan and Asia-Pacific, where he led Android activities and negotiated all carrier and OEM deals in the region. While at Google, Tom was also the recipient of a Founders Award, the highest employee award at Google, given for extraordinary entrepreneurial achievement by a team at Google (in this case, the Android team).

Prior to Google, Tom was an attorney specializing in intellectual property transactions, and represented a diverse set of clients including LinkedIn, SAP, Intuit, ICANN, SunPower, Hitachi, Sequoia Capital, AT&T, Walt Disney and JP Morgan. Tom received a Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law, and a baccalaureate degree (with honors) from the University of Oregon. While at UCLA School of Law, Tom served as Editor-in-Chief of the Pacific Basin Law Journal, was a finalist in the Roscoe Pound competition, and represented UCLA at the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition.

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