Vice President, Business Development and Operations
Thom Holder helps lead CIRI’s Business Development and Operations functions. These activities include the strategy formulation and execution for acquisitions and investments, working with partners to allocate a diversified portfolio and implement shared benefits across CIRI’s operations and investments.
Holder brings a diversified background to CIRI, having worked at Intel Corporation for 22 years and in the high technology industry for close to 30 years. He has worked in Munich, Germany, Boston, San Francisco, Portland and Anchorage, and has been responsible for venture equity investments and multiple merger and acquisition transitions, as well as product management and operational leadership roles, partnering with both small and large publicly-held companies.
Before joining Intel, Holder served in the U.S. Marine Corps and earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance-Law from Portland State University.