Tom Perkins Portrait

Tom Perkins

Chief Executive Officer & Portfolio Manager

Joined in 1998, Industry since 1970


Tom Perkins is Chief Executive Officer for Perkins, a position he has held since March 2015. He also serves as a Portfolio Manager responsible for co-managing the Perkins Mid Cap Value, Perkins All Cap Value and Perkins Large Cap Value strategies. He has managed the Mid Cap Value strategy since August 1998, the All Cap Value strategy since September 2003 and the Large Cap Value strategy since October 2006. Prior to joining Perkins in April 1998, Mr. Perkins was an investment manager at Alliance Capital for 14 years. During his tenure, he managed $3 billion in equity assets for major institutional portfolios that included Fortune 500 companies, state funds and overseas corporations. He also spent 14 years at Kemper Financial Services with Bob Perkins as an investment research analyst and manager of the $1.5 billion Kemper insurance equity and convertible bond holdings. He was also responsible for Kemper’s venture capital partnerships.

Mr. Perkins received his bachelor of arts degree in history from Harvard College and has null years of financial industry experience.