Speaking Engagements

Tom Edwards was recently recognized by Advertising Age as a Marketing Technology Trailblazer. For the past 18 years, Tom has focused on the intersection of emerging technology and its impact on consumer behavior and how to bring “Innovation to Reality”™.

Tom regularly provides thought leadership and industry commentary via business and advertising publications that have garnered millions of views. He speaks regularly (domestic & international) as a futurist on topics such as data design, artificial intelligence, Gen Z and the evolution of consumer experience.


Tom’s current speaking platform is the new E^3 Innovation To Reality™ talk series.  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 and it impacts across generations.


CARNEGIE DARTLET CONFERENCE – (Keynote) – Orlando, FL (January 23, 2019) Evolution of Experience

INNOVA-CON 2019 – (Keynote) – Washington, DC (January 29th, 2019) Evolution of Experience

FUTURE OF MARKETING CONFERENCE  – (Keynote) – Paris, France – (October 2019) GenZ, The Camera & The Evolution of Experience


Tom has also delivered data-centric marketing technology and futurist presentations to some of the worlds largest brands.


If you are interested in having Tom speak at your next event please contact Cal Entertainment here.


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BeTheTalk – (Podcast Interview) – Online (November 21, 2018) Discuss TEDx topic, Future of technology and tips for delivering a major presentation.

PULSE NETWORK – (Keynote) – Scottsdale, AZ (October, 2018) Turning AI into ROI

PATH TO PURCHASE  – (Keynote) – Minneapolis, MN (October 3rd, 2018) GenZ, The Camera & the Evolution of Experience

TALKING RAIN NATIONAL MARKETING MEDIA (Keynote) – Seattle, WA (September 26th, 2018) Evolution of Experience

OPEN DATA SCIENCE CONFERENCE (Keynote) – London, UK (September 19th, 2018) Evolution of Experience

AI TODAY PODCAST – Episode 50 – Enhancing Experiences with AI Interview

0:48 – Introduction
1:33 – Recap of Keynote topic at Amazon Alexa Voice Summit
2:53 – Discuss why we are in the “golden age of AI”
4:20 – Discuss The Pixar Theory and Artificial Intelligence
7:00 – Why predictive experiences are key for mass adoption of AI
9:00 – Discuss Gen Z & expectations of experiences
9:37 – How Epsilon Agency is using artificial intelligence
13:25 – What is the future of artificial intelligence?

VOICE SUMMIT 2018 – (Keynote & Interview) – Newark, New Jersey (July 24-26th, 2018)  Evolution of Experience

AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION VIRTUAL CONFERENCE (Keynote) – (June 13th, 2018)  Evolution of Experience

CMO EXECUTIVE SUMMIT – (Keynote) – Dallas, Texas (June 4th, 2018) Evolution of Experience

Frito-Lay Digital Experience Summit – (Keynote) – Nashville, Tennesse (May 16th, 2018) Evolution of Experience

Financial Brand Forum – (Keynote) – Las Vegas, Nevada (May 8th, 2018) Artificial Intelligence & The Evolution of Experience

MarTech West 2018 – (Keynote) – San Jose, California (April 24th, 2018) Gen Z & Computer Vision, & the Evolution of Experience

Dr. Pepper Media Masters – (Keynote) – Plano, Texas (April 12th, 2018) Data & Evolution of Experience

Viva Fresh Expo(Keynote) San Antonio, Texas (April 6th, 2018) Amazon and the Evolution of Experience

CBSi – ZDNet Interview (March, 2018, Recorded January 2018). Humanizing Artificial Intelligence

REX (Roundtables For Executives)  – San Diego, CA (March 20th, 2018) Evolution of Experience

TEDx Oaklawn – (Keynote) Dallas, Texas (March 17th, 2018) Evolution of Experience

SXSW Interactive 2018 – Austin, Texas (March 11th, 2018) Machine Learning & AI

CES 2018 – Las Vegas, Nevada (January 2018)  Future of IoT Experiences Discussion

Words of Mass Disruption Podcast: EP 119 (January 2018) Tom Edwards on Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

Words of Mass Disruption Podcast: EP 120  (January 2018) Tom Edwards on Personal Branding vs. Corporate branding and 4 steps to a better digital you.

Ad:tech – New York, NY (November 2017) Spotlight Presentation: Gen Z & the Evolution of Experience

AAF – Dallas, Texas (November 2017) Panel: Artificial Intelligence

Mobile World Congress Americas – San Francisco, California (September 13th, 2017) Keynote: Innovation to Reality the exponential acceleration of experience or E^3.

Executive Connection Technology SIG Dallas, Texas (September 7th, 2017) Panel: The Edge of IT… where IT meets digital & marketing.

Up or Out Podcast – (2017) Disruption is the New Normal

Symposium 2017 – Dana Point, California (2017) Speaker & Host: Discussed the Acceleration of Intelligent Systems through Artificial Intelligence and the future of marketing through data and decisions.

C-Suite Network Advisors Conference – Dallas, Texas (2017): Discussing Decision Making, Selling to and Best Practices of the C-Suite.

Mobile World Congress Barcelona, Spain (2017) | Modern Marketing Summit: Discussing the Future of Mobile and where Aston Martin should place bets on the Future.

C-Suite Network Conference – San Francisco, CA (2016): Discussing Connection, Cognition & Immersion  (CLICK IMAGE FOR RECORDED VIDEO)


PepsiCo Digital Summit – San Francisco, CA (2016) Panel: Harnessing The Power of Data

Success North Dallas – Dallas, TX (2016) KeynoteDigital Disruption – The New Normal

Digital Banking – New Orleans, LA (2016): How to Leverage Social Messaging & Conversational User Experiences

iieX North America – Atlanta, GA (2016): Machine Learning & Data Driven Creative

Modern Marketing Summit Upfront @ Internet Week – New York, NY (2016): Transformation of Storytelling & the role of Data

iMedia Agency Summit – Lost Pines, TX (2016): The New World of Content Marketing

Brand Activation Summit – New York, NY (2016): Approach to Digital Disruption

Brand Innovators Future of Consumer Experience – Dallas, TX (2016): Customer Experiences in 2020

Epsilon Growth Forum – Scottsdale, AZ (2016): Digital disruption and CMO Challenges

Social Media Week – Chicago, IL (2015): Delivered a keynote discussing the Evolution of Connection

iMedia Breakthrough Summit – Austin, TX (2015): Topic was Innovation

Digital Hollywood – Los Angeles, CA (2015): Topic was Social Media

Ad Age Data Conference – New York, NY (2015): Topic was Data & Creativity

Mobile Media Summit @ Adweek – New York, NY (2015): Discussed Location as a Context Filter

Mediapost IOT Shopping Summit – Chicago, IL (2015):  Discussed IOT & Retail

Brand Innovators – Dallas, TX (2015) – Content Marketing

iMedia Agency Summit – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA (2015): Discussed the evolving role of Agencies

iMedia Keynote Panel. Key Topic discussion from 15:09-19:00

Media Post IOT – Chicago, IL (2015) – Beacons

iMedia Agency Marketer of the Year Nominee Interview (2014)

ThisMoment UGC – Webinar (2014)

Social TV Summit – Beverly Hills, CA (2013) – Sports Social TV

Digital Dallas Summit – Dallas, TX (2012) – Evolution of Storytelling

Microsoft MGX – Atlanta, GA (2009) – Social CRM

AdTech – London, UK (2008) – Digital Experience

To inquire about Tom Edwards speaking or appearing for your conference or corporate event please contact:

877-300-1888 ext. 101

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