Tom Hsieh is the founder and CEO of SplinterRock, Inc, a technology consulting and brokerage firm that provides comprehensive tech solutions. Hsieh also has two decades of leadership experience in the Fortune 1000, in start-ups, and with aerospace companies. He served in key roles with Earthlink from its earliest start-up stage through its IPO.
A distinguished community leader and social entrepreneur in the San Gabriel and Pomona valleys, Hsieh has been active with many non-profit organizations in the region. These organizations include the Pomona site of Servant Partners, an international organization working for holistic community transformation in the world’s poorest areas. He is also the founding president and a past member of the board of Pomona Hope, which now runs a community center, an after school program, a computer lab, a community organizing effort, a job creation/economic development program in partnership with the city of Pomona and for-profit businesses, and provides housing services in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity.
Currently Hsieh sits on the boards of the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, The Learning Centers at Fairplex, Inter Valley Health Plan, and the Pomona Community Foundation. He is also an elder at First Presbyterian Church of Pomona. Hsieh and his wife Bree are committed to living modestly in order to donate the rest of their income to non-profit and civic efforts.
Hsieh holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvey Mudd College and received an Executive MBA from the Drucker School of Management in 2004. Hsieh has said that his experience learning about social responsibility and social impact from Peter Drucker marked a turning point in his education.
Hsieh joined the Board of Trustees of Claremont Graduate University in 2019.