Tom Edwards Amazon Alexa Voice Summit Keynote & Interview

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote during the 2018 Amazon Alexa Voice Summit in Newark, NJ. For this event, I tailored the Evolution of Experience, E^3 talk tied to  Empower, Exponential and Enhanced to focus on the voice ecosystem,  the camera as a platform, multi-modal, and how artificial intelligence and the Pixar Theory is the key to understanding …

Google Assistant Actions & Amazon Alexa Best Practices

Tom Edwards, Ad Age Marketing Technology Trailblazer and Chief Digital Officer, Agency @ Epsilon analyzes best practices and points of difference between Google Actions across the Google Assistant ecosystem as well as Amazon Alexa Voice Services. In this video, Tom compares and contrasts Amazon Alexa Skills with Google Actions and discusses feature differences, outlines best …

Tom Edwards Speaker Spotlight

Welcome to Tom Edwards keynote speaker spotlight page. Here you will find reviews and recaps of recent events. Book Tom for your next event today! As a speaker, Tom is dynamic and engaging to audiences. He has a deep understanding of marketing (omnichannel), technology (AI, emerging tech, Web 3.0, metaverse) and consumer behavior (across generations) that …

Technology Evangelism

Tom was recently recognized as a top 50 most influential business leaders in tech. He was also recognized by Tech Titans, as an award-winning Technology Advocate. As a technology evangelist & influencer, Tom is adept at carrying a brand message forward. From highlighting products and services, to content creation during key industry events. Tom has worked with brands …

AI Today Podcast Interview

AI and cognitive technologies are enhancing many different industries and providing significant ROI for early adopters. However, AI is also providing benefit in improving our various experiences in life. In this podcast, Cognilytica analysts Kathleen Walch and Ronald Schmelzer interview Tom Edwards, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer at Epsilon Agency, who shares insights into how …

Tom Edwards Marketing Speaker

As a speaker, Tom is dynamic, 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 regularly speaks on the convergence of culture and technology …

Tom Edwards Speaker Bio

As a speaker, Tom is dynamic, 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 regularly speaks on the convergence of culture and technology …

Amazon Spark Analysis

Tom Edwards, Ad Age Marketing Technology Trailblazer and Chief Digital Officer, Agency @ Epsilon analyzes the launch of Amazon Spark and discusses the potential connection to conversational commerce through messaging. The video starts with an overview of the newly launched Amazon Spark, which is a mashup of discovery and inspiration features of Pinterest, combined with …

AI and Computer Vision Key Trend for 2018

Tom Edwards, Ad Age Marketing Technology Trailblazer and Chief Digital Officer, Agency @ Epsilon discusses how computer vision, powered by artificial intelligence will be the key trend to watch in 2018. I recently provided commentary to CMO.com discussing 7 digital trends that will change business forever. My contribution to the piece was tied to  the …

Symposium 2017

I had the privilege to speak and host Epsilon Symposium 2017. With hundreds of clients in attendance, I was tasked with discussing the role of artificial intelligence across Epsilon and Conversant as well as tease examples of emerging technology that my team and I are working on. Here are the key highlights I discussed during …

C-Suite TV Discussion – Disruption, UX, The Future

This week I had the pleasure of joining the C-Suite TV team at their San Francisco event and was interviewed by Jeffrey Hayzlett. It was a fun discussion as he asked me about the shift from social media to social messaging, strategies to make the shift, voice based experiences, disruption, galactic cannibalism, trends and the …

Innovation To Reality™

TOM EDWARDS – INNOVATION TO REALITY OVERVIEW TOM EDWARDS is focused on bringing Innovation to Reality™. As the founder of BlackFin360™, Tom is a futurist keynote speaker and technology evangelist for some of the world’s biggest brands. 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 …

Speaking Engagements

As a speaker, Tom is dynamic, 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 regularly speaks on the convergence of culture and technology through the lens of fun and relatable pop culture moments (Star Wars, Fortnite, The Matrix) …

Welcome to BlackFin360

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 …

About

Tom Edwards is the founder of the thought leadership platform BlackFin360™ and the Chief Digital & Data Officer for Omnicom Health Group. Tom is a futurist keynote speaker, and a technology evangelist. BlackFin360 serves as a thought leadership repository with over 600+ posts of original content via the BlackFin360 blog and a connection point for booking …

Why Telligent

One of the more frequent questions I get is why Telligent? I joined the Telligent team about a year and half ago. Previously I was a co-founder of a Professional Services firm that focuses on custom application development and works extensively with Microsoft. I was the VP of Sales & Marketing, a member of the Board of Directors …