Thomas Thurston

Partner, WR Hambrecht Ventures

Thomas is a venture capitalist who uses data science to identify disruptive growth companies. He’s a Partner at WR Hambrecht Ventures and developed the MESE® computing system.

Formerly, he used data science to guide growth investments at Intel and led a joint R&D effort at the Harvard Business School with Professor Clayton Christensen to develop predictive statistical models for early stage innovation. He also helped found a business in the high performance computing industry that was acquired.

 

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