Emotive Robots Key to Unlocking IOT Potential

Over the 15 years of my digital career, I have witnessed significant technological innovation and massive shifts in consumer behavior based on the impact of innovation. Highlights include the evolution of the personal computer, the now ubiquitous smartphone, and the explosion of consumer-centric social media. Looking to the near future, the current rate of exponential …

SXSW 2019 Interactive Trend Recap

Below is a full recap of key trends from SXSW Interactive 2019. From the ever-expanding spatial computing landscape, electric scooters, activations, robots & AI, the not so silent voice wars and so much more. It’s all here. Follow Tom Edwards @BlackFin360

Tom Edwards Marketing Speaker

Tom is a dynamic speaker 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™. From Star Wars, Fortnite, The Matrix to the impact of Gen Z, the camera as the next marketing platform, …

SXSW 2018 Artificial Intelligence Event

During SXSW 2018 I had the opportunity to discuss “How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Marketing“. The session was in partnership with Oculus360 & their CEO, John Dubois. John and I discussed our collaborations with machine learning applied to various categories, including eSports and how to align unstructured & structured data. Here is a recorded webinar that we …

Exploring Artificial Intelligence & Robotics

Tom Edwards, Ad Age Marketing Technology Trailblazer and Chief Digital Officer, Agency @ Epsilon explores the merging of artificial intelligence and robotics as a part of the Innovation to Reality™ content series. This video discusses the topics of Defining robotic intelligence Emotive robotics as a key to connection with humans Where robots powered by AI …

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 …

In The News: Entrepreneur.com & AI

I recently sat down with Jeffrey Hayzlett of C-suite TV for the first episode of season 7 for Executive Perspectives live. He recently wrote a piece for Entrepreneur.com outlining 5 business trends that will take off in 2017. Jeffrey referenced our conversation regarding automation of conversational experiences through artificial intelligence. The infusion of voice-based technology …

Innovation To Reality™

TOM EDWARDS – INNOVATION TO REALITY 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 and its impact on industries such as retail, …

CES Day 2

Hello from Las Vegas. Today was another eventful day in Las Vegas. For most of the day I met again with the Microsoft High Tech Sales teams. Later in the day we did hit the expo floor here in the Venetian. The Panasonic “life wall” presentation was the most impressive of the day. About 10% of …