Meet the Principals
Thomas B. McClintock, Partner
Tom developed expertise in technology sales and business development as a successful entrepreneur and management consultant in online marketing. Prior to joining NSI, he was co-founder and COO of NC Inc., a venture-backed wireless- and web-content company that raised four rounds of funding and counted Sprint, CBS and Cox Communications among its clients. As a partner and co-founder of The Farragut Group, Tom generated investment capital to market ground-breaking e-commerce concepts for which he provided entrepreneurial, business-development, marketing and product-launch expertise.
Tom held senior consulting positions at Deloitte & Touche LLP and The Advisory Board, where he managed the launch of multiple technology products on behalf of financial services and telecommunications clients. Tom also founded a successful international trading house named Innovative Trade, and co-founded Phoenix Media, a fast-growth advertising agency.
A noted speaker and writer, Tom co-authored a marketing text in use by approximately 2000 schools. He holds degrees in Government and Russian and Soviet Studies from Colby College and is a member of several honor societies including Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Sigma Alpha. He volunteers his time for at-risk children, having served a number of non-profits in Washington, D.C., New York City and Colorado Springs, where he currently resides with his wife, Kim, and son, Thomas.
Donald L. Baker, Partner
Before helping launch NSI Partners, Don devoted over 20 years to high-technology marketing and market research for industry and government. He joined NSI from Iconixx, an online technologies integrator, where he worked closely with the CxO team to develop and implement marketing strategy. He also managed marketing content development, initiated and managed the competitive-intelligence program, and supported advanced-technology research programs.
Prior to Iconixx, Don served in a variety of marketing positions at Iridium LLC. As a senior manager, he developed global web- and print-based marketing programs for the Iridium satellite telephone service. He was also managing editor and senior writer for ROAM, the company's award-winning international magazine. Earlier, he conducted extensive wireless-industry market and technology research to support Iridium's marketing and product-development initiatives.
Before joining Iridium LLC, Don provided technology-trend research and analysis for federal-government clients of several defense consultants. This followed over five years' experience as a U.S. Government intelligence officer, during which he managed collection programs relating to global high-technology trends, markets and policies.
Don received his B.A. in History from the University of Colorado, and was elected to Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society.