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Tom E Parkinson

Lecturer of Business Administration and Senior Director of Illinois Ventures


Educational Background

MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, 1985
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Northwestern University, 1982

Positions Held

Lecturer of Business Administration, Gies College of Business, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
Senior Director, Illinois Ventures, 2016 to present
National Advisor and Mentor, Pipeline, 2010 to present
Director, VHT, 2007 to present
Partner, Hopewell Ventures, 2004 to present
Partner, Woodland Venture Management, 2000 to present
Director, Mersive Technologies, 2011-2017
Adjunct Lecturer of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2013-2016
Partner, Adena Ventures, 2002-2014
Director, Vested Health, 2002-2014
Venture Facilitator, Innovation Engine Accelerator, Ohio University, 2013
Director, SageQuest Inc., 2005-2010
Director, TL Contact, 2004-2007
Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997-2004
Executive Director, Evanston Business Investment Corp., 1985-2000
Guest Lecturer, University of the West Indies, 1993-1994
Guest Lecturer, Czechoslovak Management Center, 1992