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Tom Chavez        

Serial Tech Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of super{set}, A Venture Studio That Forms and Funds Tech Companies

Tom Chavez is a serial tech entrepreneur and co-founder of super{set}, a venture studio that founds, funds, and forms technology companies.

For the past two decades, Chavez’s professional focus has centered on using data, decision science, and AI to solve hard, interesting problems.

Prior to forming super{set}, Chavez was the CEO and co-founder of Krux, acquired by Salesforce in 2016. Before Krux, Chavez was the CEO and co-founder of Rapt, acquired by Microsoft in 2008. To date, the companies led by Chavez have generated a 17.5x return for investors and substantial wealth for employees. He is also an investor in his friends’ ventures, which include companies like SafeGraph, Datavant, Survata, Postie, Pawscout, Kogniz, MintExchange, CocoTerra, and VOIQ.

Chavez is the co-author of "Data Driven: Harnessing Data and AI to Reinvent Customer Engagement," published in 2018 and winner of the 2019 Axiom Business Book Award Silver Medalist in Business Technology.

Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Chavez currently lives and works in San Francisco. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Philosophy from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University.

He supports and serves on the boards of non-profits in the areas of education, immigration, and entrepreneurship.


'Data Driven' by Tom Chavez, Chris O'Hara and Vivek Vaidya
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