Tom Oser is an experienced operational executive, consultant, educator and professional speaker in the management of technology and innovation. Tom advises clients from strategy through hands-on leadership in business transformation situations including post-merger integrations, turn-arounds, and digital transformation.
In addition to serving industry clients, he is adjunct faculty in MBA programs at top business schools such as UCLA Anderson, Wharton and Pepperdine-Graziadio Business Schools, teaching “Management of Technology & Innovation”, “Strategic Planning” and “Negotiations”.
His consulting clients range from global corporations such as Verizon; AT&T; HBO, WL Gore and Microsoft China; private equity backed middle market firms and merger; and he also mentors start-ups and entrepreneurs in the Los Angeles technology ventures ecosystem.
His career began in telecommunications in network engineering and operations for fiber, terrestrial microwave and satellite communications long-haul carriers. He earned a Masters in Telecommunications at Southern Methodist University. And, he created and directed a graduate degree program in Telecommunication Management at Stevens Institute of Technology where he earned a PhD in computer and information engineering. He also holds an MBA in strategy and finance from The Wharton School of Business.