Tom was the founding CEO of G.A.M.E. – German Game Developers Association for two years. He was founding member of the advisory board both of the GC – Games Convention and the GC-Developers Conference, based in Leipzig, Germany. He was also founding member of the advisory board of Game Developers Conference Europe, Cologne.
He currently runs the German office of Wargaming.net, the global publisher and developer of the highly anticipated and award-winning blockbuster MMO World of Tanks, and is responsible for all communication through Central Europe. Tom is a member of the advisory board of Bigpoint Gmbh, a browser games company located in Hamburg, Germany. Tom is also a member of the jury at the Academy of the German Game Developers Award and the Content Award Vienna. As well as jury member for AV-Gruenderzentrum Cologne, which helps young companies in the creative industries with both money and know-how, and a member of the jury for the German Computer Games Award.
Tom teaches ‘Games Business’ and ‘Games Marketing’ at the Games Academy in Berlin and Frankfurt, and ‘Corporate Management’ at the MD.H in Dusseldorf. He regularly speaks at conferences, trading fairs, and round tables, and teaches occasionally at several academies and universities.