Tom Yoritaka, ’98

Founder & Former Global Managing Director of Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Corporate Venturing)

Tom Yoritaka

Tom Yoritaka is the former Founder & Global Managing Director of Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence, the company's corporate venturing program aimed at early-stage companies, where he worked with startups and scaleups innovating in the Internet of Everything/Things, AI/Deep Learning/Big Data, Cloud, Enterprise Mobility, Security, and Blockchain.  He has held various executive & leadership positions at Cisco, Yahoo!, and Microsoft, and also worked as a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and McKenna Group. He holds a master's degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University.