Tom Rand

Tom Rand spent a number of years as a successful software entrepreneur. He now focuses his efforts on carbon mitigation. Tom is active in Cleantech venture capital, technology incubation and commercialization, and public advocacy. He is Cleantech Practice, Lead Advisor at the MaRS Discovery District and sits on the board of a number of clean energy companies and organizations. He is also the Managing Partner of the newly established MaRS Cleantech Fund, and co-developer of the low-carbon hotel development Planet Traveler. Tom holds a BSc in electrical engineering, an MSc in philosophy of science, and an MA and PhD in philosophy. Tom is an Action Canada Fellow. He is the author of Kick the Fossil Fuel Habit, and the upcoming book Hot Water.