|University of Alberta, BA||1988|
|Arizona State University, W. P. Carey School of Business, MBA||1981|
Tom Peterson is the CEO and General Partner of the Social Leverage Group of Companies, including Social Leverage, LLC, and Social Leverage Group, LLC, both operating and acceleration entities that invest in early stage web-enabled businesses.
He is also Co-Founder of StationCreator Inc., a recently funded start-up with patent pending technology allowing anyone to run an online TV station through a rich interface for scheduling videos from multiple sources around the web.
As an Angel Investor the past ten years and a long-term investor and advisor to Lindzon’s hedge fund, Lindzon Capital Partners, Peterson’s combined portfolios have included companies such as: GolfNow, Lifelock, TubeMogul, Buddy Media, Tweetdeck, Assistly, Betaworks, GoInstant and more.
Peterson manages the day-to-day activities of Social Leverage and assists portfolio companies in need with operational and business development expertise. He has a strong fiduciary presence with experience as President & COO of NASDAQ (NTRL) prior to leading the privatization of the company.
With a high level of connectivity and passion for technology Peterson enjoys early stage investing and entrepreneurs open to value-add investors.
He holds a B.A. from the University of Alberta and a MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State.