Tom Clark is an Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo. He has more than 20 years of experience as a financial and operating executive across a variety of industries. Tom is recognized consistently by all levels of the organization as a goal-oriented leader with a proven ability to influence corporate results by instilling accountability and providing strategic, operational and financial insight. Before becoming an Operating Partner at Thoma Bravo, he was CFO of IDaptive, LLC (a Thoma Bravo portfolio company), Ayla Networks Inc., Openwave Messaging, Inc. and CollabNet, Inc. Additionally, Tom was an Operating Director for Marlin Equity Partners, where he provided financial diligence expertise for enterprise software acquisitions and provided financial and operational guidance to Marlin owned companies. Tom has extensive experience with buy-side, sell-side, carve-outs, and distressed situations. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and earned his BS degree from Saint Mary's College of California.