Chief Growth Officer @ Forbes & Forbes
As Chief Growth Officer, Tom is responsible for conceiving and developing new business opportunities. The Forbes brand has been synonymous with business success and achievement. Tom uses technology and business innovation to help Forbes’ partners, consumers and employees achieve more. The latest launch – Forbes8 – is a global streaming video on demand platform to facilitate entrepreneurship. With an alpha launch in Ghana in early 2019, Forbes8 is both a direct to consumer subscription service as well as available through global telecommunication companies.
Before joining Forbes in 2008, Tom held multiple roles at International Data Group – a global technology media company. He was Associate Publisher of Network World and became the General Manager of IDG’s Customer Access Group. Tom joined the Ad Council Board of Directors in 2016. He was recognized by the Advertising Club of New York with the 2016 Action Award which honors advocates for the importance of diversity and inclusion through MEDIACTION. Other awards include the 2016 Revvie Award as Marketing Executive of the Year and the 2014 Min Award for Sales Leader of the Year. A graduate of Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, Tom lives in New York with his wife and four children.