Tom Cuthbert has had an extensive a 35-year business career. He has built, bought and sold multiple companies across several industries. The most recent company, Adometry, was acquired by Google. Today, Tom spends over 1,000 hours per year in private, closed door conversations with CEO's and business leaders.
Tom facilitates five Vistage groups with 100 CEO's and business leaders in San Antonio. He was recently recognized as the Southern Chair of the Year and is a two-time winner of the Chair Excellence Award. Cuthbert consistently ranks in the top 10 out of over 600 Vistage chairs nationally.
Over the years, Tom has spoken on the topics of online advertising and business growth at top industry events, including ad:tech, AlwaysOn and the Search Engine Strategies conference. He has also appeared as an industry expert on CNBC and Bloomberg television. Tom is frequently tapped by leading newspapers and magazines for his views on advertising and business and has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Red Herring, Forbes and Associated Press. Cuthbert also founded and chaired the Click Quality Council, which represented more than 100 leading advertisers. Click Forensics has been honored by several organizations including a Web 2.0 Launchpad winning company.
Cuthbert stepped back as CEO and from day-to-day involvement in 2010 to pursue other business interests and spend time with his family. He continued to serve on the board of directors and remained active in the industry through the acquisiton.
In 2016 he was recognized with the Tech Titan Mentor Award by the San Antonio Business Journal.
Tom enjoys time with his family, traveling, exploring wine and reading. His personal mission is to “To help leaders see what they cannot, while equipping them to achieve more than they imagined possible.”.
Favorite quote, "Enjoy life, it's ungrateful not to." Ronald Reagan
What People Say About Tom...
“Tom makes it happen.”
“Tom is one of those remarkable creative businessmen who can see the big picture quite clearly and yet maintain enough contact with the details to be sure everything gets done right.”
“A sharp problem solver.”
“Tom has made a serious contribution to the digital advertising world with his passion and vision.”
“What he and his team have accomplished is nothing short of amazing.”
“Tom's ability to quickly grasp market issues, turn them into opportunities, then mobilize talent and secure capital to quickly exploit the opportunities makes him a valuable partner and a seasoned C-level team member.”
“Tom's vision is only surpassed by his ability to execute.”
“Tom’s talent is unique; he simultaneously operates at the executive level and deep in the details to ensure he drives his organization to new levels of success.”
“Tom articulates and evangelizes a vision of increased accountability...”
“Tom builds the environment that breeds success in business.”
“He's a CEO and leader who has vision, deep analytical abilities, wonderful interpersonal skills, and a talent for making those around him better.”