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Tom Barone

chief financial officer

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Tom is Chief Financial Officer of Light. In his role as CFO, Tom is responsible for Light's finance, accounting and administrative operations, legal, human resources and investor relations. He brings to the company over thirty years of extensive financial and operations experience from various high technology software and services companies.

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Tom is Chief Financial Officer of Light. In his role as CFO, Tom is responsible for Light's finance, accounting and administrative operations, legal, human resources and investor relations. He brings to the company over thirty years of extensive financial and operations experience from various high technology software and services companies.

Most recently Tom was CFO of Vlingo, the first natural language speech recognition service for mobile phones. Nuance Communications acquired Vlingo in 2012. Prior to Vlingo, Tom was the CFO of Sermo, an online community for physicians. Tom joined Sermo from Relicore, Inc. where he served as VP of Finance and Operations and was instrumental in the successful acquisition of Relicore by Symantec Corporation (SYMC). Prior to joining Relicore, Tom served as Vice President of Finance and Administration for Revenio, Inc. Before this, he was Vice President and Controller of NewsEdge Corporation where he led the company's accounting and finance functions from start-up, through successful IPO and several acquisitions, helping to build the company into an $80 million market leader.

Tom holds a Bachelor's degree from Bentley University.