As Technologist-in-Residence, Tim works closely with the Summit team and our portfolio companies to assist with product, engineering, organization design and architecture strategy. He brings over 25 years of experience in building high-scale software and web services for consumers and the enterprise.
Tim began his career at Amazon, where he was one of the company's first 20 software developers. Over the years, he has played a pivotal role in Amazon’s rapid expansion, leading teams of over 1,000 people during critical phases of the company’s growth. Most recently, Tim served as Vice President of Video Experience Technology at Prime Video, where he had oversight of the Prime Video app across all platforms, commerce, content discovery, personalized recommendations, and content compliance. Before that, he held the position of Vice President of Networking at Amazon Web Services, where he managed all aspects of the Amazon network, including network designs, hardware and software development, operations, and network interconnection business development. Prior to his Vice President roles, Tim worked for Amazon.com, where he oversaw product classification, product data management and the development of algorithmic techniques for enhancing data quality.
Tim is currently a guest lecturer focused on strategic innovation at London Business School and also serves as a Product and Technology mentor at the Centre for Climate Change Innovation in London.
Tim holds a BA in international studies with a focus on Japan from the University of Washington.