Tom Szaky

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Tom Szaky
Born (1982-01-14) January 14, 1982 (age 32)
Budapest, Hungary
Residence Princeton, New Jersey
Nationality Hungarian
Occupation CEO of TerraCycle
Years active 2001–present

Tom Szaky (born 1982) is an entrepreneur, known for starting TerraCycle, a company that makes consumer products from waste.


Szaky's parents are medical doctors, and Szaky himself is an only child.[1][2]


Early career[edit]

Early on in his career, Tom started three small '' companies.[3]


In 2006, Tom was named the "#1 CEO under thirty" by Inc. magazine in its July 2006 issue for his work in TerraCycle.[4]


  1. ^ Lewis, Al (8 May 2007). "A dirty business". The Denver Post. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Stern, Robert (8 August 2010). "It began with worms - Trenton-based TerraCycle has become a high-profile player in a niche corner of the recycling market known as 'upcycling". The Times of Trenton. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Tom Szaky: Chief Executive Officer, TerraCycle. Accessed September 14, 2012 (via Wayback Machine)
  4. ^ Burlingham, Bo. "The Coolest Little Start-Up in America", Inc. (magazine), July 2006. Accessed October 25, 2007.

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