Tom Chavez is CEO at Krux. Prior to co-founding Krux, Mr. Chavez served as the general manager for the Online Publisher Business Group at Microsoft's Advertiser and Publisher Solutions (APS) group, and before Microsoft, he was the CEO of Rapt Inc. from its founding in 1999 to its acquisition by Microsoft in April 2008. He has also held positions at Sun Microsystems and the Rockwell Palo Alto Science Lab. Mr. Chavez holds a B.A. in Computer Science and Philosophy from Harvard and a Ph.D. in Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford. He sits on the Board of Meritus, a San Francisco non-profit that helps low income students enter and complete a four-year college degree.
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