As president and chief innovation officer of Verve, Tom Kenney is responsible for identifying new growth opportunities for the mobile marketing platform.
A pioneer of the mobile location space, Tom was an early employee of a start-up wireless carrier GO Communications, a spin-off of MCI, as well as a venture capitalist with Blue Run Ventures (BRV), formerly Nokia Venture Partners. During his time at BRV, Tom was a contributing principal on many investments, including PayPal, eVoice, Lightningcast and MongoMusic, which were sold to eBay, AOL and Microsoft, respectively. He also served as director of corporate development at Nokia responsible for mergers and acquisitions at the height of the company’s growth.
Tom is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business and holds an MBA from the George Mason University School of Management. He is based in San Diego, CA.