J. Thomas Bowler, Jr.

Advisory Partner

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Mr. Bowler is an Advisory Partner at Blue Sea Capital. Tom is responsible for providing guidance to Blue Sea Capital and its portfolio companies to maximize their human capital investments.

Tom most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organization of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) reporting to the Chairman and CEO. During his nearly 35 year career with UTC, Tom held senior global leadership roles across a number of business units including Pratt and Whitney Aircraft, Carrier Corporation, Hamilton Sundstrand and the former UT Automotive business.

Tom is married with two adult children and five grandchildren. Tom currently serves as the Chairman of the Finance Committee as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS). He is also a member of the Advisory Board of RSR Partners. Previously, Tom served on the board of INROADS, the leading provider of corporate internships and leadership development for underserved students in the nation. Tom is an avid sailor who enjoys competing in both local regattas and long distance ocean racing.


  • B.A., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • Ed. M., Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, Phi Delta Kappa
  • Senior Executive Program, Darden