BlackFin360 Podcasts & Interviews

Over the years, Tom Edwards of BlackFin360 has discussed the role of emerging technology and how it intersects with consumer behavior through many media outlets. Below is an aggregated list of previous discussions, interviews, and podcasts. BUSINESS ACCESS PODCAST EPISODE 15 – W/THIAGO DESOUZA – MARKETING, TECHNOLOGY, DATA, INNOVATION, GAMING DISCUSSION (Virtual Discussion) – Online …

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 …

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

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) …