Futurist & Marketing Technologist
Tom Edwards is a dynamic speaker with a deep understanding of technical detail but translates to all audiences. Tom speaks regularly on the convergence of technology and consumer behavior via artificial intelligence through his platform Innovation to Reality™. Tom has been recognized in 2020 as an OnCon Icon Top 50 Marketer. In 2019 he was recognized as the Professional of the Year in Marketing & Emerging Technology by Strathmore Worldwide, Tech Titan Technology Advocate award winner, and the 2019 OnCon Marketing Trailblazer and Marketing Contributor award winner for thought leadership. Tom was also recently named a Marketing Technology Trailblazer by Advertising Age. Many of the top brands in the world have recognized Tom.
Apple calls Tom “bold and fearless”, Nintendo states “Tom has a level of expertise I’ve rarely seen in my career, Hulu called Tom “a leader in the digital realm”, Southwest Airlines states Tom “Is a forward thinker who pushes the convention”, c-Suite states Tom “Is insightful in what leaders need to know so they stay ahead of the competition”.
Tom regularly provides thought leadership and industry commentary via business and advertising publications across multiple topics including trends, artificial intelligence, data, innovation, personal branding, leadership, IoT, future of retail, augmented and virtual reality, emerging technology and much more driving millions of views.
Tom is currently the Chief Marketing Officer of TripleClix. He recently served as the Chief Digital & Innovation Officer for Epsilon’s agency business leading various functions including strategy and insights, AI practice, data scientists, creative technology, retail/shopper practice, media, consulting, analytics, product development and innovation teams both domestic and international. Prior to Epsilon, Tom was the Executive Vice President, Strategy and Innovation for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm and Senior Vice President, Digital and Emerging Technology for Red Urban, part of DDB Worldwide. He previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for cloud-based social solution provider INgage networks.