TOM EDWARDS is focused on bringing Innovation to Reality™ through original content, speaking and strategic consulting. As a futurist speaker, Tom is dynamic with 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™ with the goal of future-proofing your business.
Tom has been recognized in 2019 as the Professional of the Year in Marketing & Emerging Technology by Strathmore Worldwide, 2019 Tech Titan Technology Advocate award winner, the 2019 OnCon Marketing Trailblazer and Marketing Contributor for thought leadership award winner and Tom was 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.
He 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.
If you are a technology start-up in search of strategic insight & resources, 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.
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