Tom Samodol

Tom Samodol

CCO / COO / Finance at Several startups

Startupbootcamp InsurTech London Mentor

Tom has over 18 years of business experience in technology and finance. Track record in incubating,
scaling, fundraisings and exits (IPOs, M&A). Expertise in software, fintech/insurtech,
mobile/internet, content businesses, AI and IT services.
He works with technology startups/scaleups as a Commercial COO scaling the business operationally
– running operations, building and managing teams and is in charge of executing growth plans for
new market entry, go-to- market, partnerships, etc. On a strategic level, he is advising and preparing
startups for fundraising as well as exits.
Tom sits on the Board of a number of other technology businesses at different stages of
development – from early stage startups to late stage EBIT positive scaleups.
His experience spans from working with early stage startups over global technology bellwethers (like
Google, SAP, PayPal; to Venture Capital and Private Equity firms. Tom has extensive investment
banking/corporate finance (IPO, capital raises, M&A) expertise and was the Head of Technology
Investment Banking at Dresdner Kleinwort / Commerzbank, where he raised in excess of $10bn for
European & US companies and completed M&A transactions worth over $10bn, in the technology
sector.