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Tom Stahl

Chief Operating Officer

Tom is an experienced operational and financial leader, with a proven track record in scaling organizations and instilling operational excellence and financial discipline. Prior to joining WildAid, he spent fifteen years in the high-tech sector in San Francisco. He served as COO and CFO of Locaid where he helped oversee the re-start and turnaround of the company, leading to a merger in 2015. Previously he was COO of Telephia, where he helped lead the company from a startup to over 300 employees, $90 million in revenue, and a successful sale to The Nielsen Company in 2007.

 

Tom has also provided management and financial expertise to nonprofit boards in education and conservation. He currently serves as Treasurer of The Wildlands Network, a Seattle-based national conservation group. Previously he served on the Foundation Board of the Benjamin Franklin International School in Barcelona, and was Vice President of the board of the Live Oak School in San Francisco. He has a BS in Engineering from Duke University and an MBA and an MA in Asian Studies from UC Berkeley. Tom has also worked as a management consultant in China, a political consultant in Taiwan, a software programmer, an electrical engineer, a short-order cook, and a paper boy. He speaks Mandarin Chinese and a little bit of Spanish. In his spare time Tom is an avid traveler and an award-winning photographer.

 

 
 
Chief Operating Officer