About Tom

 

Tom has a Master’s Degree in Mathematics and is an MBA graduate of York University in Toronto. He has over 25 years’ experience at the corporate level in the sports, entertainment and technology industries.

In tandem with his career/business coaching, he focuses much of his time on human capital development, strategic planning and executive training.  A  founding member of MPPIA, the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC (www.mppia.com), he also created and instructed a course on professional skill development for UBC’s award-winning “Entertainment Administration” certificate program.

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Tom played an integral role in the founding of Rainmaker Digital Pictures Corporation (“Rainmaker”) in 1995. Prior to this he was President and CEO of Gastown Post & Transfer, Western Canada’s largest independent post-production facility.  Gastown, which evolved into Rainmaker, provides a complete range of digital post production services for national and international film, television and video producers.  Today, the assets of this enterprise are owned and operated by Deluxe.

Over the past 15 years, he has studied and consulted on the impact of digital technology in business.  In addition to speaking at various functions and conferences, Tom has sat on a number of provincial, national and international boards covering a wide range of interests.  Throughout his career he has supported the concept of community investment and has given significant time to charitable and not-for-profit endeavours.