Thomas Mawhinney

Thomas Mawhinney
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Thomas Mawhinney has over 30 years of experience in the tech industry as both an entrepreneur and a venture capitalist. He is currently a General Partner at Icon Ventures, a post he’s held since 2003. He is also a board member and/or advisor of more than 15 portfolio companies, including BILL, Teladoc Health, Maven Clinic, Path, and more.


About Thomas Mawhinney

Thomas Mawhinney is an established venture capitalist with 30 years of experience in tech investments. He has been a General Partner at Icon Ventures for 15 years, where he has led successful multibillion-dollar investments for many companies. 

Mawhinney is considered a heavy hitter in the world of tech venture capital and was named one of the “100 Power Players” in the Cloud by AlwaysOn.

Early Years

Thomas graduated from Harvard College with honors, in 1990, and earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1997. Prior to joining Icon Ventures, he worked at Summit Partners as a Senior Associate and a Principal at Canaan Partners. He also founded North Systems, a venture-backed software company, where he acted as president and COO for five years. 


Icon Ventures has offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA. 

Remarkable Investments

At Icon Ventures, some of Mawhinney’s major investments include BILL and Teladoc Health, both multibillion-dollar, publicly traded companies. Previous investments include DATAllegro (acquired by Microsoft), PostPath (acquired by Cisco Systems), Brion Technologies (acquired by ASML Holdings), and many more.