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Tom Mercer

Arctic IT Leadership

Tom Mercer

Tom Mercer

President & General Manager


  • BS Electrical Engineering, North Dakota State University
  • MS Management of Technology, University of Minnesota

Career Summary
Tom is an inventor, an engineer, a thought-leader, and a trailblazer in bringing technology products to market on the global stage. He began his career first as a developer, then quickly grew into a leader of product development. Spending the majority of his career before Arctic IT at 3M, Tom launched the 3M Cloud Library which became the digital growth driver for the 3M Library Systems Business Unit. From there, he worked on the leadership team that divested and merged the unit with Bibliotheca, where he expanded the Cloud Library into multiple international markets while increasing the content range to include Audiobooks, Magazines, Comics, and Movies. He joined Arctic IT in May 2022.

Favorite Quote
“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.” – Colin Powell

Travel, winter, and a variety of outdoor activities such as softball, skiing, hunting and fishing

Fun Facts
Tom has traveled to 29 different countries.

Current Residence
Eagan, MN