|Name Tom Pepper||Role Computer programmer|
|Born August 24, 1975 (age 40) (1975-08-24) Des Moines, Iowa|
Tom Pepper (born August 24, 1975 in Des Moines, Iowa) is a computer programmer best known for his collaboration with Justin Frankel on the invention of the Gnutella peer-to-peer system. He and Frankel co-founded Nullsoft, whose most popular program is Winamp, which was sold to AOL in May 1999. Afterwards, Pepper worked inside of AOL as the manager of SHOUTcast, an Internet streaming audio service, and wrote the software along with Stephen "Tag" Loomis and Frankel, before leaving in October, 2004. Pepper then worked on development at RAZZ, Inc. He continues to collaborate with Frankel on independent projects like Ninjam.
Pepper was the Chief Technology Officer of local food logistics startup FarmsReach prior to taking a position as the VP of Operations for Beats Music until its acquisition by Apple Inc. in May 2014. Tom Pepper is currently a Senior Manager of Operations within Apple.