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Tom McGovern

Tom McGovern

Early stage company creation, Idealab, SoCal

Website: @tmcgove
San Francisco, California, United States
Accredited investor
Member since February 02, 2010
17 Splash Points
8 followers
2 votes
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4 companies followed
2 competitions judged
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Type of investor Incubator
Typical investment size $100k - $250k
Typical investments in a year 10
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Credentials Accredited Investor, Qualified Purchaser
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Tom McGovern has served as Managing Director since January 2012 and sits on various private company boards. Prior to this most recent role, Tom held various CEO positions with Idealab operating companies Snap, Perfect Market and Petsmart.com. Tom joined the Idealab family in 1999 from Warner Bros. where most recently he was Senior Vice President of International Consumer Products. In 1996 Tom co-founded the Internet Mall, one of the Internet's earliest marketplaces which went public as Shopnow. Before Warner Bros., Tom was a management consultant with Management Horizons, a strategy consulting division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Tom started his career in the audit division of Price Waterhouse, earning his CPA while serving high technology clients in the San Francisco Bay Area. Tom holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS from the University of Colorado. Tom is an avid Bikram yogi, biker and as a father of two enjoys activities ranging from paintball to tea parties