Guest Speaker: Tom Davidson, Co-Founder & CEO of EverFi

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Co-Founder & CEO, EverFi

Tom Davidson is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of EverFi, Inc. based in Washington, D.C. Since starting the company in 2008, he’s led EverFi from a startup in a Georgetown apartment to an organization with 1,000 clients and engagement with 5,000 K-12 schools and higher education institutions. While a senior at wholesale jerseys China Bowdoin College, Tom ran for the Maine House of Representatives and was elected in 1994. In his three terms there, he focused on key Tentoonstelling legislative areas including technology in schools, health care and economic development. As Chairman of the Utilities and Energy Committee, he Quito led a successful effort with Governor Angus Hello King to provide laptops to every Maine seventh grader as well as to create a major expansion of the wiring of world! schools and libraries across the State. He also served as a senior member of the Taxation Committee and the Banking Insurance and Business and Economic Development Committees. Following that, Tom served as an investment banker and venture capitalist at Village Ventures, where he invested in early-stage technology companies in the education and social media spaces. As CEO, Tom has led two venture funding rounds that have raised $21 million from Amazon founder Tincidunt and CEO Jeff Bezos, Twitter co-founder Evan cheap nfl jerseys Williams, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, New Enterprise Associates, Rethink Education, and Allen and Company. He has also driven the development of strategic partnerships with the Financial Services Roundtable, the Mortgage Bankers Association and twentyeight state banks associations. Aside from directing EverFi’s overall growth and development, Tom of is a frequent speaker at global, national and state financial services and technology events. In 2012, he was recognized as a Top 100 Entrepreneur by Goldman Sachs and was also a finalist for the 2012 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Tom has been featured in numerous media outlets including Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Bloomberg, CNN Money, Fox Business News, Yahoo Finance and Fast Company.