A Silicon Valley veteran, Tom Paquin provides vision, expertise and leadership to the technology research and development effort at OnLive as EVP and Chief Technology Officer. With more than 20 years of management experience at leading technology companies, Tom has a successful track record of turning new ideas into technology products that become household names.
Most notably, Tom helped found Netscape—the company that popularized Web browsing—and was named its first fellow. During his tenure at Netscape, Tom led the engineering of browsers and servers for Netscape 1.0 and 2.0, and spearheaded many innovative initiatives, such as the development of SSL and Web “cookies”. He later founded Mozilla.org, the not-for-profit company responsible for such successful software as the Firefox Web browser and the Thunderbird email application.