Tom Monahan is the Managing Partner of Norton Street Capital and currently invests and engages in businesses and organizations that create and use facts, data, and analysis to inflect business performance, improve individual careers and lives, and produce healthy and just societies.
Until 2017, Tom spent more than two decades as a leader, CEO and Chairman of CEB (NYSE: CEB), culminating in CEB”s acquisition by Gartner (NYSE: IT). As part of CEB's leadership, Tom and his colleagues helped redefine how the world's leading companies make their most important decisions. By tapping the collective experience of and analyzing performance data from more than 10,000 companies, CEB created authoritative insights, technology tools, and management resources to help companies manage talent, innovation, and risk.
The firm was one of the fastest growing professional/information services companies globally throughout the past two decades and became one of the most respected authorities on talent, commercial operations, performance management issues, and diversity, equity and inclusion.
Tom is also a member of the Board of Directors of Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), where he chairs the Compensation and Benefits Committee, a Trustee of the Maret School, and member of the Advisory Board for the Junior Tennis Champions Center. He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington and the Young President’s Organization. Tom —along with his wife and daughters—is also active in causes that facilitate the participation of women and girls in economic life globally.
Before joining CEB, Tom worked with Deloitte, the Committee for Economic Development, and Accenture. He holds an undergraduate degree magna cum laude from Harvard University and received his MBA with distinction from New York University. Tom writes and speaks regularly on topics related to innovation/data strategy, corporate performance, governance and ethics, and social impact. Recent articles have appeared in Corporate Board Member, Fortune, and on the LinkedIN Influencer platform.