Robots and Pencils Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Jul 12, 2021

Tom Szymanik Appointed as Chief Financial Officer for Robots and Pencils

Robots and Pencils, a digital innovation firm focused on transforming business with mobile, web and frontier technologies, appointed Tom Szymanik as Chief Financial Officer. Robots & Pencils was founded on the notion of combining the humanities with the sciences—user-centered design services and world-class engineering—to unlock human potential through systematic innovation. The digital firm focuses on business transformation in the education, financial services, retail, and consumer goods markets.

Szymanik is a financially driven executive with experience in digital and technology companies including Partnerize, Pepperjam, sparks & honey, Disney ABC Television Group, RAPP, McKesson, and Gap. Szymanik joins Robots and Pencils from Partnerize where he served as the Senior Vice President of Revenue and Customer Operations. Prior to that, Szymanik was the Senior Vice President of Finance at Pepperjam and the Vice President of Finance for Sparks & Honey.

Szymanik holds a master’s degree from Fordham University and a bachelor’s degree from James Madison University.

ON Partners consults Josh Nathanson, Jake Espenlaub, and Joe Olson are proud to have partnered with Robots & Pencils on this successful placement. View more chief financial officer appointments from ON here.

About Robots and Pencils

In 2009, we created Robots & Pencils with the then-contrarian view that mobile would be more transformative than the Internet. Turns out we were right. Today our thinking is rooted in the belief that, in the age of unprecedented technology acceleration, maintaining a competitive advantage requires new strategies and a focus on innovation through EdTech, FinTech, and ConsumerTech verticals.

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