Tom Harrow

CEO
findababysitter.com
Nationality: New Zealander

Fast facts

■Co-founder of Findababysitter.com
■Experience of corporate team building with FT.com and Microsoft
■Raised funds nearing £500,000
■Experience in UK and New Zealand

Expertise

    Starting a business Monetisation Mobile Marketing and PR Leadership and management Fundraising and pitching Business planning

Biogaphy

Tom Harrow is co-founder of Findababysitter.com, father of two and entrepreneur. Tom is passionate about emerging web technologies, and its potential to engage and empower consumers.

Tom discovered his love of web technology in 1997 when he taught himself HTML and built his first website. Tom’s career began as a web developer and lead developer for top web companies and agencies in New Zealand and London. His career developed quickly in to project and product management. He delivered multi-million pound projects for companies including FT.com and Microsoft.

Tom launched Findababysitter.com in 2006 with co founder Vanessa Cook. With Tom’s technical knowledge and expertise Findababysitter.com has grown in to a powerful consumer platform with over 250,000 members, helping thousands of families find experienced local childcare every week.

Findababysitter provides an easy to use online service for parents and families to find and connect with child care professionals that live and work locally, including Babysitters, Nanny’s, Au Pairs, Childminders, and Housekeepers. Findababysitter.com is easy and affordable to use and enables family’s to find their own childcare without the expense of an agency.