Full Interview with Thomas Clayton
Full Interview with Thomas Clayton
38 minutes 48 seconds
Tom's Backstory - His Entrepreneurial Journey
Tom's Backstory - His Entrepreneurial Journey
7 minutes 42 seconds
Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Listen
Why Entrepreneurs Shouldn't Listen
4 minutes 12 seconds
Balancing Family & A Billion Dollar Company
Balancing Family & A Billion Dollar Company
6 minutes 28 seconds
Running a Business and Preparing for the Worst
Running a Business and Preparing for the Worst
5 minutes 15 seconds
Entrepreneurs Follow the Rules... Never
Entrepreneurs Follow the Rules... Never
7 minutes 16 seconds

Interview with Silicon Valley Veteran + Global Investor

Tom Clayton is a Silicon Valley veteran having started or worked at six different Valley startups.

You learn more from your failures than you do your successes. Tweet This Quote

Prior to Bubble Motion, Tom was the GM of the Worldwide Telecom Business at BEA Systems, an infrastructure software company acquired by Oracle for $8.5B. Before BEA, Tom’s startups varied quite a bit, from another Sequoia Capital and Goldman Sachs backed networking software company, Bang Networks, to an e-commerce–focused systems integrator that was ultimately acquired, to a high-end audio manufacturer that is still a successful independent business today.

One of the biggest problems is that culturally everyone is so obedient and follows the rules. Tweet This Quote

He also worked as an economic policy consultant to The White House, where he drafted the U.S. High-Tech and Telecommunications Economic Stimulus Policy for building out nationwide ubiquitous broadband access. Tom is also on the Board of several venture-backed startups in Asia and Silicon Valley as well. Tom holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a BS degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to Tom’s professional career, he was a boxer and won the Bronze Medal at the U.S. National Championships.

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