Tom is a co-founder of Madrona Venture Group and the director of Madrona’s portfolio company. Since its founding in 1995, Madrona has raised and invested $1billion in over 100 technology companies. He serves on many company boards, including as a lead director at Amazon.com. He is a co-founder and owner of Novelty Hill/Januik Winery and a founder and board member of Oxbow Center for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment. Tom’s non-profit and political activities include serving on President Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. He is also past chair of the Technology Alliance, the Discovery Institute, the Seattle Foundation Investment Committee, the Pacific Science Center, and past president of Intiman Theater in Seattle. Finally, Tom co-chaired the capital campaign for the Computer Science and Engineering Department’s building at the University of Washington.