Anderson studied at the University of California, Berkeley from 1995 to 1996 and obtained in 1997 a Bachelor in English. From 1999 to 2000 he studied at the University of California, Los Angeles and graduated with a degree to the master.
In 2003 he created as an employee of the U.S. company, Intermix Media, Inc., along with several other programmers the first pages of MySpace. 2005 bought by the media conglomerate of Rupert Murdoch Intermix and thus the domain myspace.com with all content and memberships for 580 million U.S. dollars.
- The same name with the fictional character " Thomas Anderson " from the film matrix is random. Any other rumors are based on the respective annual numbers (the film was released in 1999 ) easily refuted.