Tom Edwards Marketing Speaker

Tom is a dynamic speaker with a deep understanding of technical detail but translates to all audiences. Tom speaks regularly on the convergence of technology and consumer behavior via artificial intelligence through his platform Innovation to Reality™.

From Star Wars, Fortnite, The Matrix to the impact of Gen Z, the camera as the next marketing platform, the Pixar Theory and how it predicts AI adoption through spatial computing and the blurring of physical and digital. Tom can tailor the talk by industry and deliver a highly visual and thought-provoking journey.

Tom has been recognized in 2019 as 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.

Many of the top brands in the world have recognized Tom. 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 regularly provides thought leadership and industry commentary via business and advertising publications across multiple topics including trends, artificial intelligence, data, innovation, personal branding, leadership, IoT, future of retail, augmented and virtual reality, emerging technology and much more driving millions of views.


He speaks regularly 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.

Introduction to E^3 – provided an overview of the E^3 framework and the evolution of experience from the 80’s into the 2020’s.

E^3 Evolution of Experience – Empower – Dives into how the mobile device has empowered consumers. Highlighting everything from non-linear video, social messaging, conversational commerce, camera as a platform, co-viewing and more, this video dives into technology that empowers consumers.

E^3 Evolution of Experience – Exponential  (Formerly Enhanced)How AI & intelligent systems are accelerating the evolution of experience. From all facets of Artificial Intelligence (machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing) to conversational experiences powered by virtual assistants and the rise of system-based marketing, its impact on mobile UX and when we are marketing to algorithms in addition to consumers.

E^3 Evolution of Experience – Enhanced (Formerly Environment) – How our world is shifting towards enhanced reality with the convergence of location, computer vision and mixed reality that will reshape how we interact with the physical world and each other as well as the rise of new virtual economies.

E^3 Biointerfaces & Quantum Computing – From intelligence augmentation through artificial intelligence, biointerfaces such as the skin and the mind, and the evolution of intelligent systems via quantum computing.

E^3 Exploring Artificial Intelligence & Robotics – Exploring all facets of artificial intelligence & robotics. The video highlights defining robotic intelligence, emotive robotics as a key to connection with humans, where robots powered by AI will the greatest impact, intelligence augmentation, system based marketing and where AI and robotics will lead industries over the next several years.

The Evolution of Experience talk has been given at numerous events such as Mobile World Congress Americas, TEDx, REX Executive Roundtables, Viva Fresh Expo, and AdTech NYC.

E^3 Evolution of Experience – REX Roundtables | Fitness Industry  – Delivered the full E^3 – Evolution of Experience session tailored for the fitness industry to a live audience at the San Diego Zoo on March 20th, 2018.

E^3 Evolution of Experience – TEDx – Delivered a version of the Evolution of Experience tailored for a TEDx audience. Video posting soon.

Tom Edwards TEDx

E^3 Evolution of Experience – MWCA17 Keynote – Delivered the full E^3 – Evolution of Experience session to a live audience at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017.  

The E^3 content series highlights the evolution of Experience through the E^3 framework of Empower, Exponential, and Enhance. For Tom Edwards full speaker bio click here.

Tom Edwards Speaker Bio BlackFin360
Tom Edwards Speaker Bio

The E^3 framework and subsequent examples build a vision towards the future highlighting the exponential acceleration of experience through the merging of intelligent systems and technology that empowers.

From the analysis and approach to integrating the latest trends to the creation of rapid prototypes. Tom Edwards approach to bringing “innovation to reality” is a key competitive edge for his brand partners.

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