Senior Advisor & Board Member
Tom Herman has over 15 years of startup experience leading technical strategy, software architecture, fundraising and international mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Tom served as the COO and Vice President for Product Strategy at JumpTV (TSE:NLN), the world‘s largest online television broadcaster, where he developed JumpTV’s first advertising supported products. Tom also served as VP of Product Marketing for ooVoo Inc., an IP video conferencing company focused on social video networking and mobile video chat. Tom was the co-founder, and Chief Technology Officer of govWorks, Inc., a NY-based company that pioneered the global e-government marketplace. The govWorks transaction- processing middleware products web-enable state and local government transactions such as traffic infractions and tax payments, business and recreational permit applications, government records retrieval and voter registration. Under Tom’s guidance, the firm designed, built, and launched the proprietary e-commerce payment engine to serve the $500 billion municipal payments market and a government resource portal rated “Best of the Best” by Forbes Magazine. Tom graduated from Bates College with a degree in Psychology and Computer Science.