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Tom Holland

  • Tom Holland
    Tom Holland
Advisory Board Member

Tom Holland is a C-level executive, investor and board member, based in San Francisco.  Tom had a 24-year career at Bain & Company where he founded Bain’s private equity business and scaled the business globally to $500 million. He supported and invested in several hundred private equity transactions, and also served on Bain’s global Board of Directors.  From 2013-2015, Tom led venture capital backed Sunrun as President. The senior team at Sunrun scaled the business 600% and completed an IPO in mid 2015.

Tom is currently investing in and advising a number of venture backed and private equity owned companies across software, craft beer, food and solar energy.

He also serves on the board of KIPP Bay Area Schools, and is a former board member of Common Sense Media.

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree from UC Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Stanford University. He is the father of Erica Holland ’19. He and his wife Sandra reside in Orinda, California.

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Board Chairman, Solar Spectrum Holdings