Tom Herman

Tom has been building SaaS solutions for the media, advertising, travel and sustainability sectors since 1997.  His journey into blockchain began in 2017 with a fascination in CryptoKitties and the concept of Digital DNA which inspired him in 2018 to launch his first web3 project, DeedLock, to lock and transfer real estate deeds using NFT smart contracts.  He has spent the last 6 years building blockchain solutions to address climate change including as the 3rd employee at AirCarbon Pte Ltd where he built an ERC20 based Carbon Trading Exchange.  Tom co-founded Meta Carbon and sold the first Carbon Offset Backed NFTs in April 2021 to support endangered animals and their habitats.   Tom has more than 20 years of experience with startups and product development and is a frequent guest lecturer for MBA students at Ohio State, Dartmouth, Booth, National University of Singapore, and other schools. Tom’s career began in Boston, MA and has ranged from Indonesia, Jamaica, Colombia, and Singapore to Connecticut, where he currently resides with his family.

 

Tom is currently the CTO of EcoClaim.ca which provides carbon accounting software to the insurance industry to measure and reduce Scope 3 emissions associated with insurance claims.