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Orfalea College of Business

Thomas Crooke

Thomas Crooke

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Phone 858-951-2157


Thomas Crooke

Thomas Crooke is a lecturer in the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly in the areas of Strategy and Management. Thomas joined Cal Poly after a 35-year career in the software industry, leading sales, and consulting teams around the world. He completed his business career as Senior Vice President – Global Consulting with Teradata Corporation, leading a major transformation of the services business at Teradata. Prior to this role, Thomas spent almost 14 years leading both European and Asian businesses for Teradata, based out of London and Singapore. He holds an MBA from the University of South Carolina, and a BS in Business from Wingate University. He is a dual US and UK citizen. In addition to his work at Cal Poly, Thomas is also involved in consulting for a broad range of industries and companies as well as early stage startups.

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