Tom joined Fairwords in 2021 as Chief Executive Officer, where he leads the communications protection software company’s strategy, P&L, and growth initiatives. Tom has a strong record of driving growth and exit strategies for rapid-growth B2B technology organizations like LRN and S&P CapitalIQ. In his most recent role as Chief Operating Officer for LRN, a leading provider of ethics and compliance technology-enabled education and solutions, he took full command of the P&L and led the 250-person multinational company to a turnaround that resulted in the company’s successful exit. In his earlier roles, Tom was part of the executive teams that took responsibility for revenue targets over $1B+, led teams with more than 4,500 employees, and managed legal and business strategies and operations related to IPOs and sales to corporations including Standard and Poors. Tom’s passion for creating solutions that foster great cultures and compliance was originally inspired by his work at Columbia University’s School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 1994.