Tom Mawhinney joined Icon Ventures in 2003 as a General Partner and has over 30 years of experience in the technology industry as both a venture capitalist and an entrepreneur. Tom has a wide range of technology investing experience and brings a passion for helping entrepreneurs scale young, rapidly growing companies.
Tom’s investments at Icon include BILL (BILL) and Teladoc (TDOC), which are multibillion-dollar, publicly traded companies today. His successful prior Icon investments include 41st Parameter (Experian), Brion Technologies (ASML Holdings), ClairMail (Monitise), DATAllegro (Microsoft), Infinera (INFN), Ionic Security (Twilio), MarketLive (Vista Equity), Opcity (News Corp), PostPath (Cisco Systems), Solidcore Systems (McAfee), Voltage Security (HP) and Yodle (Web.com).
Tom is currently on the Board or actively involved with the following Icon portfolio companies: Empower Financial, Hound Labs, Maven Clinic, Midi Health, Nomad Health, Path Mental Health, Reputation, Synack and The Muse.
Before joining Icon, Tom was with Canaan Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm with $2 billion under management. He first developed his skills as a technology investor and entrepreneur during the five years he spent with Summit Partners, a venture capital firm managing over $6 billion. As an entrepreneur, Tom co-founded and spent five years as President and COO of North Systems, a venture-backed software company. Tom’s past investments at Canaan and Summit include AmeriPath (PATH), HAHT Commerce (Global eXchange Services), IntelliQuest (IQST), MEDNAX (MD), Microbank Software (SunGard Data Systems), Powerwave Technologies (PWAV) and SteriGenics International (STER).
Tom received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and graduated with honors from Harvard College.