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 Media Planning|
|Consumer Decision Journey Mapping|
|Converged Media Strategy|
|Digital Retail Enablement|
|Advocacy & Influencer Strategy|
|User-Generated Content Strategy|
|Primary & Secondary Research|
|Audience Segmentation via AI|
|Media Planning & Strategy|
|General Gaming Strategy|
|Esports Sponsorship & Integration|
|Pitch & Big Idea Support|
INNOVATION & CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY CONSULTING
|On-Demand Innovation Subject Matter Expert|
|Multi-modal Interface Experiences|
|Product Design & Use Case Development|
|Emerging Media Integration|
ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN & MANAGEMENT SUPPORT
|CXO On-Demand (CMO, CIO, CTO)|
|Departmental Integration of Artificial Intelligence Use Cases|
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