"Tom Hale" (Born 1968) is an United States/American technology executive in San Francisco Bay Area.

He was Chief Product Officer of Linden Lab, the company that operates Second Life, from 2008 to 2010. His Second Life avatar is t linden.

He was previously General Manager Knowledge Worker at Adobe Systems. He served in various management positions at Macromedia now owned by Adobe. After leaving Adobe he joined Redpoint Ventures as an Entrepreneur-In-Residence.

Hale earned he BA from Harvard University.

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Some of the problems we deal with in this industry are the same as in Morocco and Palestine.

We participate in sharing best practices nationally to help us run our business. The idea of sharing international best practices made sense. It's an expansion of what we already do. It can help us to share with them what we do, and learning from them can help us operate more successfully.