At NYCDA, Tom leverages his 15+ years experience in B2B sales and relationship management to focus on making technology and programming education accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds by establishing strategic corporate, academic and government partnerships. Prior to the New York Code + Design Academy, Tom was a Consulting Venture Partner at Nominus Capital where he advised numerous Ed-Tech, SaaS, Technology companies and Higher Ed institutions on business plans, revenue acquisition, fundraising and M&A. Prior to that Tom was the VP Global Sales at eCornell, Cornell University having spent over 10 years successfully developing their corporate channel. He helped grow the B2B channel from scratch to one with global reach with 120+ corporate customers and strategic partners extending Cornell University's brand to over 200+ countries and across every industry vertical working with organizations small, mid-size and large. Along the way, eCornell was recognized as a Top 20 Leadership Training Company and Tech 200 Fastest Growing Company. When not working, Tom enjoys taking advantage of all that his home at the Jersey Shore has to offer, volunteering, playing tennis & golf and spending time with his family and friends.