Tom Kandris is a regional business leader from Northern California, and a serial entrepreneur and investor. Kandris spent the first half of his career entrenched in the semiconductor industry where he held domestic and overseas senior executive and board-level roles in major American, Japanese and European corporations. In 2000, Kandris cofounded PackageOne, an innovative and agile manufacturer of corrugated packaging products, which grew from a self-funded startup to an over $60 million enterprise. He led the company to a successful exit in 2017. He sits on several for-profit, nonprofit and government boards, including on the Comstock’s editorial board.