President, CauseWired LLC

Tom Watson

Tom Watson is the President of CauseWired, a consulting firm serving nonprofits and the social sector in communications, development and strategic planning. A native of Yonkers and a long-time resident of Mount Vernon, Tom is an adjunct professor in the Nonprofit Management masters degree program at Columbia University and serves on the boards of the Westchester Human Rights Commission and BronxWorks, the largest settlement house in the South Bronx. A former journalist who has written for The New York Times, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Forbes and many other publications, he is the author of CauseWired (Wiley), which chronicled the rise of online social activism.