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 …

SXSW Interactive 2017 Trend Recap

This past week, over 30,000 digitally centric professionals, including myself and Ian Beacraft, descended on Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive 2017. Our focus was to meet with key strategic partners, gauge emerging trends, monitor product launches and most importantly create content and POVs. Content included a comprehensive text based trend recap download, live streaming from the …

LIVE: SXSW Interactive 2017 Recap

Here is a video recap shot live from the floor of SXSW Interactive 2017 on day 1 on the opening of the tradeshow floor. The video outlines emerging technology and trends tied to Connection, Cognition and Immersion and touches on key territories such as: Conversational Experiences Emotional Intelligence Artificial intelligence vs. Intelligence Augmentation Mixed Reality …

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 …

Galactic Cannibalism & The Future of Marketing

I have spoken a lot recently about how disruption is the new normal. I recently heard someone compare the last five years as a “supernova” of disruption in terms of the intensity and velocity of change.  With the rise of artificial intelligence, conversational & ambient experiences, connected systems and mixed reality on the horizon we …

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 …