Tom Higley, a Denver/Boulder based entrepreneur, startup founder and mentor, is Founder and CEO of 10.10.10, a program that begins with 10 wicked problems and 10 prospective CEOs from throughout the United States. The program brings these exceptional entrepreneurs together for 10 days to create marketable solutions and new high-growth companies.
10.10.10’s inaugural program, focused on Health, took place February 16-26, 2015 in Denver CO to substantial acclaim. It's second 10.10.10 Health program is scheduled June 20-30, 2016 in Denver. Future programs may also be in different verticals (water, energy, food, learning, infrastructure or waste) and in other startup communities.
Tom has founded and run six tech startups, including Service Metrics (acquired by Exodus Communications for $280 million) and StillSecure acquired in 2013. In the course of his career as entrepreneur, he has raised more than $40 million and returned more than $1 billion to investors.
As mentor to hundreds of entrepreneurs and an investor in more than 25 startups, Tom saw the need for a program that focused on the needs and capabilities of serial entrepreneurs. He serves on the Board of Directors of Kula and Prime Health.
Tom graduated from the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School.