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Tom Thomson

Advisor Washington D.C. Metro Area, US

Managing Principal, T. Thomson & Associates, L.L.C., a business and communications strategy advisory firm

Managing Principal, T. Thomson & Associates, L.L.C., a business and communications strategy advisory firm

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Advisor

Dell Inc

Positions

Managing Principal T. Thomson & Associates, LLC July 2006 - present
Executive Director Coalition for Intellectual Property Rights July 2004 - December 2013
Partner RST International, LLC October 2006 - 2011
Senior Vice President and Managing Director The PBN Company July 1986 - July 2006

Education

The Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School International Business
University of Michigan Social Work
Oakland University History and Political Science

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Commerce
  • • Education
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Records
  • • Wellness
  • • Medical Devices
  • • Content
  • • News

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Digital marketing • Presentations • Public relations • Crisis communications • Investor pitch • Marketing Strategy • Stakeholder management • Strategic Communications • Corporate communications • Crisis Management

Key Accomplishments

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Greg Miller
They're my friends  •  CEO and Founder, Greg Miller and Associates and Mentor, AccelerateDC Venture Mentoring Service. Yale grad. Harvard grad.
Tom is a highly motivated self starter. He has a career that demonstrates an ability to accomplish his goals, based on strong personal skil ... ls, good organization, and good networking ability to attract clients and funding.
Reid Lohr
We worked together  •  Senior Managing Director, The EDI Group, LLC and Consultant & Trainer, U.S. Military & Dept of State. University of South Florida grad.
Tom has an ability to 'think out of the box' , has great communication skills, is persuasive using facts and logic, and has a unique ability ... to conceptualize. He is thoughtful and understands 2nd and 3rd order effects of decision-making. He also understand the global environment and the special relationship demanded in today's business and entrepreneurial world. He functions quite well in this environment and is a proven leader - both in thought and implementation.
William Suffa
They're my friends  •  CEO, Piranha Branding, LLC and President, William Suffa Consultant.
I've known Tom for a few years as a friend and colleague. Tom has started his own business and been tenacious at keeping it alive. Tom has ... great experience and knowledge that makes him a great entrepreneur.
Steve Lane
They're my friends  •  President, Vertical Leap Consulting LLC.
Tom is an exceptionally bright, strategic thinker who has started firms and consulted with others, especially in international business deve ... lopment ventures. Personable and all-around great guy to network with.
Milan Vlajnic
They're my advisor  •  Chief Technology Officer / VP Engineering and Operations, Communication Technologies.
Tom has been running his company for several years . He is a strong communicator, driven to succeed and has a lot of international experie ... nce. He had ups and downs in his business but never wavered in his desire to get it to the next level.
Susan Kudla Finn, PMP
They're my friends  •  Director of Business Development/Consultant, Mansbach Health Tools, LLC and President and CEO, Finn Enterprises, Inc.. Georgetown grad.
He combines the rigor of analysis with thoughtful reflection, passion, and sense of purpose.
Mark Beliczky
They're my friends  •  Management Consultant & Advisor, The Carlyle Group. Previously President & CEO, Managing Director, Salus Sciences, LLC. Georgetown grad.
Great experience with a meaningful worldview.
Ellen Berman
We worked together  •  Previously Retired Program Director, Lockheed Martin. Previously Program Manager, Aspen Systems Corporation.
Tom is a thoughtful and strategic thinker. He brings a breadth of experience to interactions with stakeholders and finds successful solutio ... ns to challenging situations. He is a highly effective communicator.
Natalia Gulyaeva
We worked together  •  Partner, Head of Intellectual Property, Media and Technology (IPMT) Practice, Hogan Lovells and Member, AmCham, IP Committee.
Tom has a solid academic and practical background and is a great negotiator.
Dmitry Bobkov
We worked together  •  Director for Communications, ROSSETI. Previously Deputy General Director, Kubanenergo.
I think Tom can very quickly give the right assessment of what the company or a person really need in terms of stratigic communications. Tom ... 's good and stable connections with stakeholders in Eastern Europe, Russia and the U.S. can definitely help to build a competent communication policy. Tom is also a great lecturer and speaker and has got fundamental knowledge in the field of current PR, PA and CSR trends.

Yoanna Gouchtchina
We worked together  •  Founder, ZeeRabbit Inc.. Previously General Director, Investment Advisory Group LLC.
I worked with Yoanna on a challenging pharma start-up in Russia. She impressed me with her enthusiasm, clear-eyed thinking and dogged deter ... mination to persevere under difficult circumstances. She is a critical thinker and can process on the ground information to make decisions in an environment of great uncertainty. Additionally, she always shows respect for the people who work for and with her. I would gladly invite her to be a co-founder for one of my initiatives or to assist her with one of hers. Lastly, she is a delight to work with.

Constance Plummer
They're my friends  •  Tax Director, Altair. Previously Principal Tax Advisor, DTE Energy.
Experienced in U.S. and international tax law and policy and a seasoned business advisor to major companies.

Freddy Ouandja Lakoundzi MBA, CIO
Sr. System Design & Integration Engineer, Boeing. Previously Business Technology Analyst, Deloittte and Touche.
Freddy has in-depth understanding of both IT and the strategic management issues for employing the technology to advance the business goals ... of a company.

Greg Miller
CEO and Founder, Greg Miller and Associates and Mentor, AccelerateDC Venture Mentoring Service. Yale grad. Harvard grad.
Greg has strategic insight and in-depth managerial experience in Fortune 500 companies, government and small businesses. He is a well-regar ... ded mentor to startups and a trusted advisor to his business network.

Reid Lohr
Senior Managing Director, The EDI Group, LLC and Consultant & Trainer, U.S. Military & Dept of State. University of South Florida grad.
He is a highly experienced advisor to governments and businesses on risk, business and policy issues in emerging and developing economies. ... His insights and strategic perspective on economic and political developments have been invaluable to his employers and clients.

Natalia Gulyaeva
We worked together  •  Partner, Head of Intellectual Property, Media and Technology (IPMT) Practice, Hogan Lovells and Member, AmCham, IP Committee.
Intelligent, insightful and possesses in-depth knowledge and expertise in law and its applications to advance a corporation's strategy.

Robbi Das, MEng, MBA, PMP
They're my school  •  Associate Director, Prince George's County. Previously Engineering Section Manager, Verizon. The University of Western Ontario grad.
Focused, detail oriented but maintains a broad strategic perspective and a practical approach towards a business challenge.

Milan Vlajnic
Chief Technology Officer / VP Engineering and Operations, Communication Technologies.
Milan is both a scientist and runs a successful business. His knowledge and business experience make him an exceptionally capable advisor I ... have benefited from his advice would recommend him to anyone seeking counsel at any stage of your startup business. Additionally, Milan shares his knowledge for the greater good. He is a senior advisor on entrepreneurship and innovation to major universities and to the federal government.