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 …

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 Speaker Bio

Tom is a futurist and dynamic speaker with a deep understanding of technical detail but translates to all audiences. Tom speaks regularly on the topics of artificial intelligence and the evolution of consumer experience through his platform Innovation To Reality. From the impact of Gen Z, the camera as the next marketing platform, the Pixar …

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 …

Speaking Engagements

Tom is a futurist and dynamic speaker with a deep understanding of technical detail but translates to all audiences. Tom speaks regularly on the topics of artificial intelligence and the evolution of consumer experience through his platform Innovation To Reality.   From Star Wars, Fortnite, The Matrix to the impact of Gen Z, the camera …

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 …