Tom Melcher is an Internet executive who has successfully created and led innovative start-ups in Silicon Valley and Beijing. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Yale University and worked for many years at IBM and McKinsey. He was then a principal executive at five high-profile and successful Silicon Valley Internet start-ups over twelve years. He moved to Beijing in 2004, where he co-founded and then sold two successful Internet media companies over the next nine years. He recently moved to New York City, where he is pursuing further investment opportunities.