IMG_0068Tom Salonek is the founder and CEO of Intertech, a Minnesota-based technology consulting and training firm. Intertech has won over 50 awards including being named one of Fortune magazine’s 2016 Best Places to Work in Tech, landing nine-times on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in America, being named eleven-times to The Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in Minnesota, being the #1 mid-sized employer in Minnesota by Minnesota Business magazine, being the #1 employer in Minnesota (50-150 employee category) by The Star Tribune, and being one of the 15 best consulting firms to work for in America by Consulting Magazine.

He completed executive education at the Harvard School of Business and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of St. Thomas and is a past instructor at the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Business Management Center.

In 2003, he founded the Intertech Foundation that assists families with critically ill children. In 2015, he launched a scholarship for STEM students.

He has written more than 100 articles on business, leadership and technology, and blogs regularly at and He is the author of the the five-star book Building a Winning Business.  His new book is The 100:  Building Blocks for Winning Leadership and is published by Agate Publishing.