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™

TOM EDWARDS – INNOVATION TO REALITY OVERVIEW TOM EDWARDS is focused on bringing Innovation to Reality™. As the founder of BlackFin360™, Tom is a futurist keynote speaker, technology evangelist, and a strategic consultant for some of the world’s biggest brands. BlackFin360 serves as a thought leadership repository with over 500+ posts of original content via the BlackFin360 blog as well as a connection point for …

Tom Edwards Marketing Speaker

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 …

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 …

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

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) …

Advisor

Based on nineteen years of experience and subject matter expertise Tom Edwards provides strategic insight, guidance, direction, and access to investor networks for start-up and early-stage companies. If you have a need for a strategic resource that is focused on: Executive Leadership Digital Marketing Technology Subject Matter Expert Data-Driven Marketing Product & Platform Marketing & …

Welcome to BlackFin360

TOM EDWARDS is focused on bringing Innovation to Reality™. As the founder of BlackFin360™, Tom is a futurist keynote speaker, technology evangelist, and a strategic consultant for some of the world’s biggest brands. BlackFin360 serves as a thought leadership repository with over 500+ posts of original content via the BlackFin360 blog as well as a connection point for booking events and keynote speaking. As a …

About

Tom Edwards is the Chief Marketing Officer for Tripleclix and founder of BlackFin360™. Tom is a futurist keynote speaker, technology evangelist, and a strategic consultant for some of the world’s biggest brands. BlackFin360 serves as a thought leadership repository with over 500+ posts of original content via the BlackFin360 blog as well as a connection point …

Business Access Podcast Episode 15

I recently had the opportunity to join Thiago Desouza on his Business Access Podcast. We had an incredibly in-depth conversation across a variety of topics. From passions that have driven my career, technology, and marketing impact post-pandemic, gaming, GenZ, generational gaps, and the future of consumer experience. Timestamps and topics below. 1:25 – Tom Edwards …

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. EPISODE #24 – VIRTUALLY SPEAKING (Interview) – Online (November 2020) I have enjoyed working with Cal Entertainment founder Chris …

Evanta CMO Summit Keynote

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote at the 2018 Evanta CMO Summit in Dallas, Texas. 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, the New 4 P’s of AI marketing and new themes introduced by the Apple WWDC …

Frito-Lay Boundless Marketing Summit Keynote

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote at the 2018 Frito-Lay Boundless Marketing Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. 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. Empower is looking at how accessibility to …

Financial Brand Forum Tom Edwards Keynote

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote at the 2018 Financial Brand Forum. For this event, I tailored the Evolution of Experience, E^3 talk tied to  Empower, Exponential and Enhanced to focus on Data, Artificial Intelligence, Multi-Modal and the New 4 P’s of AI marketing,  and much more. Empower is looking at how accessibility to mobile technology has led to …

MarTech Conference Tom Edwards Keynote

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote at MarTech West 2018. For this event, I tailored the Evolution of Experience, E^3 talk tied to  Empower, Exponential and Enhance to focus on Gen Z & Computer Vision, The evolution of the camera from capture to communication and much more. Empower is looking at how accessibility to mobile technology …

REX Executive Roundtables IHRSA Keynote

I recently had the privilege to deliver the Evolution of Experience keynote for the REX Executive Roundtable group at the San Diego Zoo. This was a lead-up event to recent IHRSA 2018 conference. For this event, I tailored the Evolution of Experience, E^3 talk tied to  Empower, Exponential and Enhance to bring examples relevant for the evolution of experience in the fitness industry. Here …