Tom Spock

Tom Spock '78, chairman of the Swarthmore College Board of Managers, pictured in Bryant Park on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in New York, NY. (Laurence Kesterson / staff photographer)

 Tom Spock

Tom Spock is a founding partner of Scalar Media Partners, LLC, a boutique consultancy focused on the intersection of media and sports.  He is the former head of NFL Enterprises, comprised of the League’s media and international businesses.  Earlier Tom had been the NFL’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, working on all League business and financial matters.  Before joining the NFL, Tom worked at NBC as Vice President, Financial Forecasting and Analysis.

Tom has spoken at the IOC’s World Congress in Lausanne; Sportel in Monte Carlo; and the Sports Business Journal’s World Congress in New York.  More recently he has been a regular guest lecturer at NYU’s Stern Business School, and has been published as a guest columnist for the Sports Business Journal.  He is also a Director of a publicly-traded closed-end bond fund.

Tom graduated with honors from Swarthmore College, and received the Ivy Award at commencement. A varsity soccer player, he played in the NCAA Division III National Championship game. He received his MBA from Stanford. Tom was Chair of Swarthmore’s Board of Managers from 2015-18.