Industry Experience

Tom Edwards has worked for start-ups, enterprise technology, data, innovation, and interactive marketing firms throughout his career, and he is a go-to resource for all facets of digital, marketing, innovation, product, and organizational design initiatives.

Many of the top brands in the world have recognized Tom as a go-to expert. Apple calls Tom “bold and fearless”, Nintendo states “Tom has a level of expertise I’ve rarely seen in my career, Hulu called Tom “a leader in the digital realm”, Southwest Airlines states Tom “Is a forward thinker who pushes the convention”, c-Suite states Tom “Is insightful in what leaders need to know so they stay ahead of the competition”.

Tom has been recognized in 2021 as one of the top 50 most influential business leaders in technology. He was recently awarded as a 2021 Top 10 Global Marketer Award winner by OnCon. In 2020, Tom was awarded the OnCon Icon Top 50 Global Marketer award and named the 2020 Professional of the Year for marketing & emerging technology for the second straight year. In 2019, Tom was recognized with multiple awards including the Professional of the Year in Marketing & Emerging Technology by Strathmore Worldwide, 2019 Tech Titan Technology Advocate award winner, the 2019 OnCon Marketing Trailblazer and Marketing Contributor for thought leadership award winner, and Tom was recently named a Marketing Technology Trailblazer by Advertising Age.

A full list of awards, nominations, and recommendations are available via the awards & recommendations page.

Tom currently serves as the Chief Digital & Data Officer for Omnicom Health Group. Tom recently served as the Chief Digital & Innovation Officer for Epsilon’s agency business leading various functions including strategy and insights, AI practice, data scientists, creative technology, omnichannel practice, media, consulting, analytics, product development and innovation teams both domestic and international.

Prior to Epsilon, Tom was the Executive Vice President, Strategy and Innovation for Omnicom’s The Marketing Arm and Senior Vice President, Digital and Emerging Technology for Red Urban, part of DDB Worldwide. He previously served as Chief Marketing Officer for cloud-based social solution provider INgage networks.

DIGITAL STRATEGY (20+ years across industries. Both domestic and international)

On-Demand Digital Subject Matter Expert
Data Integration Support
Data Insights via Machine Learning
Digital Strategy
Digital Transformation
Digital Media Planning
Consumer Decision Journey Mapping
Commerce Strategy
Converged Media Strategy
Content Strategy
Engagement Strategy
Omnichannel Marketing
Digital Retail Enablement
Advocacy & Influencer Strategy
User-Generated Content Strategy

MARKETING STRATEGY

Brand Planning
Primary & Secondary Research
Audience Segmentation via AI
Go-To-Market Support
Strategic Partnerships
Media Planning & Strategy
General Gaming Strategy
Esports Sponsorship & Integration
Partnership Marketing
CRM Strategy
KPI/Measurement Plans
Pitch & Big Idea Support

INNOVATION & CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING

On-Demand Innovation Subject Matter Expert
Multi-modal Interface Experiences
Design Thinking
Product Design & Use Case Development
Technology Trends
Innovation Strategy
Creative Technology
Emerging Media Integration
Innovation Workshops

ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN & MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

CXO On-Demand (CMO, CIO, CTO)
Departmental Integration of Artificial Intelligence Use Cases
Digital Transformation

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