Tom Pickett serves as Curvature’s Chief Financial Officer and Compliance Officer, and in that role has global responsibility for finance, accounting and legal. Prior to joining Curvature, Tom had a successful CFO consulting practice where he worked with a number of VoIP, “big data”, software and logistics companies. Prior to consulting, Pickett spent over 20 years in senior finance and operations roles in a variety of industries. His professional experience includes leading several financial turnarounds, raising millions in debt and equity capital for multiple companies, and completing numerous acquisitions.
Pickett’s academic background includes completing the Executive Program in Strategy and Organization at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, earning an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Virginia.
He was born and raised on the East Coast, but made Santa Barbara his home in 1997 with his wife and two daughters. Pickett has been active in the Santa Barbara Community serving on the boards of two independent schools and the Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation, along with coaching youth sports.