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TOM EDWARDS is focused on bringing Innovation to Reality™. As the founder of BlackFin360™, Tom is the Chief Digital & Data Officer for Omnicom Health Group and an award-winning futurist keynote speaker and technology evangelist.

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“.

BlackFin360 serves as a thought leadership repository with over 600+ posts of original content via the BlackFin360 blog as well as a connection point for booking events and keynote speaking.


AWARD WINNING INDUSTRY LEADER

Tom has been recognized as the 2022 Dallas Fort Worth Interactive Marketing Associations Marketer of the Year, a 2x Winner of the OnCon Top 10 Global Marketer award (2022 & 2021). Tom was recently named as one of the 10 most inspiring tech leaders to watch (2022) and a top 50 most influential business leader in technology (2021). Tom was recognized as the 2x Professional of the Year in Marketing & Emerging Technology by Strathmore Worldwide (2020 & 2019), The CX Summit Digital Marketing Professional of the Year (2020), Tech Titan Technology Advocate award winner (2019), OnCon Marketing Trailblazer Award Winner (2019) and OnCon Marketing Contributor for thought leadership award winner (2019), and Tom was named a Marketing Technology Trailblazer by Advertising Age. (2017).


KEYNOTE SPEAKER & TECHNOLOGY EVANGELIST

As a speaker, Tom is dynamic, and focused on future-proofing business while delivering results today. He has a deep understanding of marketing, technology, and consumer behavior that translates to all audiences. Tom can tailor a keynote by industry and deliver a highly visual and thought-provoking journey.

Tom has engaged in numerous speaking engagements including TEDx, SXSW, Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Ad Age Data, AdTech London, Mobile Media Summit, Various iMedia summits, Digital Dallas, Social TV Summit and more discussing digital disruption, artificial intelligence, data design, innovation & the future state of digital.

As a technology evangelist & influencer, Tom is adept at carrying a brand message forward. Recent collaborations include a partnership with Nokia and Mobile World Congress to highlight all facets of their 5G products and solutions. This includes on-camera features, long and short-form content as well as sponsored content at keynotes and events.

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.


STRATEGIC ADVISOR & BOARD MEMBER

Based on twenty years of experience and subject matter expertise Tom Edwards provides Board of Director support for the areas of marketing, data, analytics, innovation, and technology.

For technology start-ups in search of strategic insight, Tom advises start-up & early-stage companies by providing strategic guidance, direction, insight & access to investor networks. Tom is experienced as either a  formal advisor or board member.

For BlackFin360™ media and speaking inquiries please contact here.

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Tom Edwards Keynote Speaker Overview

Tom is a dynamic speaker focused on future-proofing business while delivering results today. He has a deep understanding of AI, digital marketing, commerce, and 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™.

From Star Wars, Fortnite, The Matrix to the impact of 5G, Gen Z, the camera as the next marketing platform, the Pixar Theory and how it predicts AI adoption through spatial computing and the blurring of physical and digital. Tom can tailor the talk by industry and deliver a highly visual and thought-provoking journey.

Tom has recently been a featured speaker for many of the biggest marketing events including TEDx, Mobile World Congress, Ad Age Data, Modern Marketing Summit, Financial Brand Forum, MarTech West, C-Suite Network, Ad:Tech, Social Media Week and many more. Here is Tom’s full speaker bio including recent recaps. 

Tom has also delivered marketing technology and futurist presentations to some of the world’s largest brands. 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”.

If you are interested in having Tom speak at your next event please contact Cal Entertainment here.

Contact

To inquire about Tom Edwards speaking or appearing for your conference or corporate event please contact:

Chris@calentertainment.com
877-300-1888 ext. 101

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BOOK TOM EDWARDS FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT

Interested in engaging BlackFin360™ for Media Requests, POV’s, Guest Lectures, Advisor or Board member?  Please use the contact form below. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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