Founder of At One Ventures
Tom is an Unreasonable Mentor. Tom has participated in 13 programs, including Unreasonable Impact Americas 2022, and has advised over 175 Unreasonable companies.
Tom Chi has worked in a wide range of roles from astrophysical researcher to Fortune 500 consultant to corporate executive developing new hardware/software products and services. He's played a significant role in established projects with global reach (Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo Search), and scaled new projects from conception to significance. He is also a lifelong inventor, with 75 patents across hardware, software, design, and mechanical systems.
Tom has pioneered and practiced a unique approach to rapid prototyping, visioning, and leadership that can jumpstart innovative new ideas as well as move large organizations at unprecedented speeds. These approaches have benefitted over a dozen industry-leading companies. He was one of the founding members of Google X and served as head of product experience at developing technology such as Google Glass and Google's self-driving cars.
His current focus is investing in disruptive deep tech to reinvent the industrial economy to help humanity become a net positive to nature. This involves finding, funding, and mentoring social and environmental/climate entrepreneurs around the globe, and coaching/teaching a limited number of values-aligned organizations & leaders.