Vesbridge Partners is an experienced venture capital firm that provides the fuel and guidance for the 
		development of technology innovations into thriving and successful businesses. As entrepreneurs ourselves with deep operational backgrounds, we bring our vast resource network together with promising management teams to create the successful companies of the future.
Zenas Hutcheson - Senior Managing Director
Jeff Hinck - Senior Managing Director
Staffan Ericsson - Venture Partner
Tom Rowbotham - Venture Partner
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Vesbridge Team Members

Tom Rowbotham - Venture Partner

Tom has been in the global communications sector for over 40 years. Tom came to Vesbridge from SPVC, where he has been a venture partner since retiring from British Telecom in 2000. Tom has been instrumental in driving the major carrier business development initiative for the networking companies in the Vesbridge portfolio.

Tom has served as a director or advisor to a number of Vesbridge portfolio companies, including Granite Networks, Optical Solutions, Teltier (DynamicSoft), and Visage. Prior to SPVC, Tom had been with BT since 1964, serving most recently as Director of Technology (de facto CTO). Tom was also Senior Vice President of Concert (a joint venture between BT and MCI) and General Manager and Director of several of BT’s organizations with responsibility for upward of 3000 people.

In addition to his 35 year career at British Telecom, Tom also founded Kimberley Communications, which was acquired by Flomerics and where he is currently the Deputy Chairman. Tom has been very active with many significant technology boards, serving as a director of IEEE, and is currently a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the Institute of Electrical Engineers.

Boards: Corvil
Education: B.Sc. Queens University, Belfast; M.Sc University of Surrey; PhD University of Nottingham

Tom Rowbotham - Venture Partner

Assistant's contact info:
Barb Campbell 952-995-7498