About Tom

Tom Perry created Engaged Pursuit because he saw the need for a new kind of service – one that builds employee engagement for individuals and companies through career clarity.

Clients benefit from Tom’s 20 years of
experience at leading organizations like
Microsoft and Razorfish. He’s built and
managed global teams from scratch,
interviewing thousands of candidates
and hiring hundreds of full-time
employees. Tom understands the magic
when professionals find the right role in
the right company.

He uses those factors to guide each
client through the development of a
Professional Story and a super clear
Career Plan. When individuals know
their Professional Story and their
Career Plan, they gain both clarity
on their career next steps and
confidence in how to present

Tom is also an avid athlete who’s completed half marathons, marathons and bike races
and is a certified spinning instructor. He’s based in Seattle.

Philosophy and core beliefs


Tom uses the Engaged Pursuit method to help both experienced professionals and new graduates. He also presents programs that help companies build engagement by harnessing the power of Professional Stories.

Work With Tom

Set up a time to talk with Tom about how Engaged Pursuit can enhance your career or increase your team's engagement.