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Thomas J. Clarke, Jr. Biography

Thomas J. Clarke, Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer of the Weiss Group.

Before joining Weiss, Clarke was the CEO of TheStreet.com for ten years, where he provided strategy guiding the multimedia provider of financial commentary, analysis, news, and research. Clarke joined TheStreet.com in 1999, bringing with him 20 years of management experience in the financial services industry, including a range of management positions and experience starting subsidiaries in foreign countries. Prior to joining TheStreet.com, he served as Chief Executive of Thomson Financial Investor Relations (formerly Technimetrics Inc.). In this capacity, Clarke grew Technimetrics into a global entity that services clients in over 20 countries, and successfully oversaw the 1998 sale of Technimetrics from Knight-Ridder to the Thomson Corporation. His previous management experience included positions at McAuto Systems Corp. and Media Records.

Clarke also is a business information advisor for Plum Holdings L.P., a venture capital fund based in Philadelphia that focuses on early-stage media companies. He serves on the University of Albany 's executive advisory board of the Center for Comparative Functional Genomics, and on the board of Standing Stone, Inc., developers of disease state management solutions. He received a master's degree in business administration from Hofstra University and a bachelor's degree in marketing from St. John's University.