Tom Selby is a Managing Director in the Technology Investment Banking Group. In his engagements, he leverages a varied background of technology, buy side M&A, and investment banking. Previously, Tom served as a Managing Director at Marlin & Associates, which was acquired by D.A. Davidson in 2021. He spent the first 14 years of his career in the information technology arena in a variety of technical/operating roles as well as in developer, entrepreneur, sales and marketing roles. In addition, for 10 years, he was in transaction advisory roles for SunGard where he served as VP of SunGard’s North American Financial Services unit, leading acquisitions for SunGard in verticals such as brokerage, trading, wealth, market data, insurance, compliance and benefit administration.
Tom began his career as a software developer with TD Bank before establishing a tech company based around a unique alphabetic telephone developed for online retail stock trading. He sold his business to a Canadian brokerage-software business and joined the firm as VP of Sales & Marketing. With Tom leading sales, the company grew quickly and eventually was sold to SunGard.
Tom is an engineer by training, having graduated from University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering. A native of Canada, he is based in Toronto.
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