Tom Arrix

Founder/CEO, Former VP of Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook

Adjacency Partners (AP) empowers partners to move faster, to do more for their brands, to move closer to business outcomes that position their company for a healthier future. AP are business builders, team builders, global marketing leaders, consumer product specialists who know how customers think & how you can position your idea or brand on a path to win. AP advises, invests, creates companies but most importantly, are your partner. They uniquely sit adjacent to their partners & their challenge or opportunity.

From 2006 – 2013, Tom was the Vice President, Global Marketing Solutions, for North America at Facebook. He joined Facebook in 2006 & experienced the company’s transformation from 8 million users to over 2 billion users today. He built & led Facebook’s first $1 billion revenue business. Building teams, building businesses with world class, inspirational leadership is what Tom does best. Tom & team focused on the top 300 marketers in North America, developing the strategic game plans that were designed to solve for key business challenges.

Prior to Facebook, Tom was at Univision Digital as Senior Vice President of Advertising Sales & Marketing Solutions, where he was responsible for the sales strategy & sales support efforts, servicing the US Hispanic market. Tom spent over (5) years at CBS Sportsline as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services at CBS Prior to his Digital experience, Tom spent (8) years at Turner Broadcasting leading their Sports Sales efforts.

He resides in Darien CT, is married & a father of four children, Sam (19) – a freshman at Wake Forest University, Annie (17) – a senior at Darien HS, plays soccer, lacrosse and leads Darien’s Youth Center, Kit (16) – a Junior at Darien, plays ice hockey & lacrosse, Thomas (11) – a sixth grader , loves just about any activity!