Tom Gustafsson is a co-founder and CTO of Virnex. Prior to Virnex, Tom worked as Head of Engineering at Accanto Systems. He has worked on world-leading software systems and products in the telecommunications and forestry industries. He has a great deal of international experience, managing various multicultural teams as well as living in different countries. During his career as an athlete, he lived in the US and Austria and he has also worked in a large IT company in Germany. He has degrees in software engineering and performance management and is currently completing his PhD on virtual team management in software engineering.

Off the clock, Tom likes to spend time with his family and play sports. He would love to continue playing basketball, but has had to slow down because of his knees and back. Nowadays, he focuses more on judo, cycling, running, skiing and other gentler sports.