AMA Marketing Technology Virtual Keynote

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote as the opening session of the recent AMA Marketing Technology Virtual Conference. For this event, I tailored the Evolution of Experience, E^3 talk tied to  Empower, Exponential and Enhanced to focus on the camera as a platform, artificial intelligence, multi-modal, and the New 4 P’s of AI marketing. Here is the full …

E^3 Evolution of Experience – Environment & Synthetic Reality

Tom Edwards, Ad Age Marketing Technology Trailblazer and Chief Digital Officer, Agency @ Epsilon highlights the third pillar of the E^3 framework, Environment in Video 4 of 4 in the Innovation to Reality™ content series. This video outlines how our world is shifting towards synthetic reality with the convergence of location, computer vision and mixed …

Innovation To Reality™

E^3 is the new Innovation To Reality™ speaking platform created by Tom Edwards.  E^3 maps the evolution of experience from the mobile device, the rise of artificial intelligence and enhanced reality through immersive computing that connects physical and digital. The talk combines pop-culture like Star Wars, Fortnite, Pixar Movies, and The Matrix and predicts the …

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 …

YouTube Messenger Launch Analysis

Tom Edwards, Ad Age Marketing Technology Trailblazer and Chief Digital Officer, Agency @ Epsilon analyzes the worldwide launch of YouTube messaging as well as previews the path to immersive co-viewing. Today, YouTube launched in-app conversational video sharing functionality that essentially enables conversational threads or messaging within the native YouTube app experience. In this video, Tom …

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 …

9 Tech Trends To Watch in 2016

Recently my article 9 Tech Trends Marketers Can’t Ignore in 2016 was the lead cover story for iMedia. From virtual reality and social messaging to dark data and sequential storytelling. 9 Tech trends explores key territories that will have an impact on consumer marketing in 2016 and beyond. Follow Tom Edwards @BlackFin360

CES 2016 Trend Recap

Below is my comprehensive slideshare recap of CES 2016. There was a lot of content and interesting tech on display. I distilled it down into 6 strategic territories for your consideration that includes an overview and key takeaways for marketers.     1.    The New Reality – Outlining the various virtual reality offerings presented including advancements in …

Evolution of Connection Keynote

I recently had the privilege of delivering a keynote presentation during Social Media Week Chicago. The topic was the evolution of connection. Evolution of connection explored the past, present and future state of social media. The initial section highlighted the transformational innovation that forever changed digital marketing by enabling accessibility to create content and how consumer …

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 …

Advisor

Based on nineteen years of experience & subject matter expertise, TOM “TheBlackFin” EDWARDS provides strategic insight, guidance, direction & access to investor networks for start-up and early-stage companies. If you have a need for a strategic resource that is focused on: Data-Driven Marketing Product & Platform Marketing & Insights Innovation & Emerging Technology Business Development …