Speaker > Biography
Biography of Thomas R. Caleel
Thomas R. Caleel joined the office as Director in April 2005. He has a wide range of experience as an entrepreneur, venture financier, and chief executive, especially in international markets. His background includes managing international development for a retail start-up; building private equity transactions in the former Soviet Republics; and raising public and private funds across the energy, recycling, and life sciences sectors.
Thomas received an MBA from Wharton in 2003, with a major in finance, and a B.A. in International Relations from Penn in 1994. At Wharton, he won the 2003 Wharton Way Leadership Award and was a Leadership Fellow, co-chair of the Ethics Committee, and a member of the Dean's Graduate Student Advisory Committee. He is also an accomplished horseman who has played polo in professional tournaments around the world.