Tom Walsh

Chief Executive Officer, Software

Tom Walsh is Chief Executive Officer of Kaufman Hall’s Software division, with responsibility for the firm’s Axiom Software Suite.

The division offers flexible, sophisticated performance management and decision support solutions to finance professionals across multiple industries including healthcare, higher education, and banking. Mr. Walsh guides its growth and oversees product development and related services, including sales, implementation, training, and support. With more than 25 years of experience with software enterprises, Mr. Walsh helps to ensure that Kaufman Hall clients have the right tools to remain competitive and address rapidly evolving technology and business needs.

Mr. Walsh has served in a variety of customer markets including multi-national corporations, large partnerships, small businesses, and government customer segments. His many areas of expertise include guiding market expansions, customer engagement initiatives, and strategic product planning and development.

Mr. Walsh held numerous executive roles spanning 20 years with Thomson Reuters in both the U.S. and abroad. He was a Senior Vice President and Managing Director in the Tax and Accounting Division, where he led several global enterprise software businesses through various stages of maturity including rapid growth, SaaS development and migration, business re-sets, and acquisition integration. Mr. Walsh’s experience also includes time leading the creation and subsequent expansion of European, Middle Eastern, and African business operations including business cultural integration and regional commercial channel expansions.  

Mr. Walsh holds a B.S. in Accounting with a concentration in Finance from the University of Wyoming.