Tommy Stadlen is a LP and Venture Partner at firstminute.
Tommy is the Co-Founder of Swing Technologies, which exited to Microsoft in 2017. Swing, chaired by Twitter founder Biz Stone, created the #1 App Store app Polaroid Swing. Tommy is a Co-Founder and General Partner at Giant Ventures, the multi-stage venture firm backing purpose-driven technology founders.
Tommy is the bestselling author of ‘Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically With Society’, written with former BP CEO Lord Browne. He is a frequent media commentator and speaker, including as a contributor to the New York Times and Financial Times, and guest on CNBC, Bloomberg and BBC. Tommy is a former McKinsey consultant and previously worked for President Obama. He graduated with First Class honours from Oxford and holds an MSc (Distinction) from the LSE. He is an advisor to NYU Stern Business School. Tommy has been recognised by the FT as a top 50 Global Ally Executive and by Entrepreneur’s ‘Best Companies in America’ award.