Thomas is an early stage investor at Cherry Ventures and is particularly excited about product-centric software companies and decentralized networks. Prior to Cherry, Thomas gained experience as an entrepreneur building Bonusbox, an e-commerce data and loyalty network. Previously, he worked as Assistant to the CEO and in Corporate Development at Penguin Random House in New York and in the e-commerce division of Arvato/Bertelsmann. He gained additional experience at McKinsey and in several startups. Thomas studied Economics in Essen, London and Berkeley and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.