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Who is Tom Anderson?
Thomas Anderson is a famous American technology entrepreneur and co-founder of the social networking website Myspace, which he founded in 2003 with Chris DeWolfe. He was later president of Myspace and a strategic adviser for the company. Anderson is popularly known as Tom from Myspace, Myspace Tom, or My friend Tom because he would automatically be assigned as the 1st friend of new Myspace users upon the creation of the profiles.
Tom Anderson career
Anderson was a product tester and copywriter at XDrive, a digital storage company, in 2000, where he 1st met DeWolfe. He initially joined XDrive as a product tester following answering a flyer advertisement, while still at film school and looking to earn extra money. Following XDrive went bankruptcy in 2001, he and DeWolfe founded the direct marketing company ResponseBase. They sold ResponseBase to Brad Greenspan’s eUniverse in late 2002.
In August 2003, with other eUniverse employees, Anderson set up the first pages of Myspace. He founded the site partly as a reaction to Friendster and its policy of blocking accounts that did not use real names. Intermix Media was then founded as the successor of eUniverse, and it was under Intermix that Myspace garnered the level of popularity for which it is notable. When Intermix Media and Myspace were sold to News Corp, Anderson became president of the company.
Myspace was sold to News Corp in 2005 for $580 million. Following the News Corp acquisition, Anderson said: “Before [the acquisition], I could do whatever I wanted. Now it takes more time to get people to agree on things. All the budget reviews and processes. That can be a pain. But it’s not stopping us.” Reuters quoted an unnamed News Corp executive as saying: “Tom [Anderson] was responsible for the product, but ended up being a finished bottleneck on getting things done.”
2009 to 2010
Anderson was replaced as president in April 2009 by News Corp; by 2010, he was no longer the default friend on Myspace, and was replaced by a profile name “Today On MySpace”, or “T.O.M.”
He revealed that he would be attending RocketFrog Interactive as an adviser to the 16 parsons Los Ageles-based company, which created a Facebook app in late May 2012. All over in a September 2014 interview, he did not mention any advisory roles in his life at the time while his Twitter blurb in November 2018 read enjoying being retired.
And similarly in January 2021 Enjoying the good life New Hobby Photography. He explained in the interview that he is not interested in backing to his previous vocation, but concluded: “I’ll never say ‘never’ because, more than anything, I like the idea that anything can happen. I don’t know exactly where my life will lead. Adventure and the unknown have always been appealing to me.”
How old is Tom Anderson?
Anderson is currently aged 52 years old as of 2022, having been born on November 8, 1970, in San Diego, California, U.S. He shares his birthdate with popular people such as Alain Delon, Alfre Woodard, Bonnie Raitt, Bucky Covington, Dania Ramirez, David Muir, Giancarlo Stanton, and many others.
Tom Anderson Family
Who are Tom Anderson’s Parents?
Anderson was born and raised in San Diego, California, U.S. to his parents. His father was an entrepreneur while his mother is a housewife, but his parents’ names are not known in the media.
Does Tom Anderson have Siblings?
He has not shared any information about his siblings in the media.
Tom Anderson Education
He attended the ‘University of California Berkeley’ and graduated in 1998 with a degree in English and Rhetoric. Following this, he joined the band, ‘Swank,’ as a lead vocalist. Anderson spent some time in Taiwan and joined the ‘University of California Los Angeles’, after his return. In 2000, he obtained his second degree in ‘Critical Film Studies.’
Tom Anderson Partner
Anderson is possibly single, not much-known information about his past relationships. He is very private regarding his relationships and dating.
Tom Anderson Children
He is not married at the moment, he does not have any children of his own yet.
Tom Anderson Height
Adding up to his well-built and strong body, he stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and a weight of 180 lbs (81 kg).
Tom Anderson’s Net Worth
Anderson is an American entrepreneur who has an estimated net worth to be $60 million as of 2022.