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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 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 to future proof your business.

Tom Edwards Keynote Speaker – Innovation To Reality Overview

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.


The BlackFin360™ blog covers the latest trends in digital, social media, mobile, artificial intelligence, spatial computing, and emerging technology.

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.

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 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 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 worlds 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

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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2019 Tech Titans Technology Advocate Award

Last night my wife and I attended the 2019 Tech Titans Awards Gala. I was a finalist for the Technology Advocate award. This award recognizes a technology advocate/champion for their outstanding leadership in assisting, advancing or accelerating the performance of technology companies and/or the technology community. It was a really fun night. The Tech Titans …

In The News: Ad Age & Google Android OS

I recently provided commentary to Advertising Age discussing the recent shift in naming convention for Google’s operating system from dessert-themed names to a more traditional numbering system as well as commentary on the new Google Android branding. Tom Edwards, chief innovation officer at agency Epsilon, says that “although the dessert names and the subsequent tie-ins …