Tom Edwards Speaker Bio

Welcome to Tom Edwards keynote speaker spotlight page. Here you will find reviews and recaps of recent events. Book Tom for your next event today!

Over the course of twenty years, Tom has occupied various prestigious positions, serving twice as both a Chief Digital Officer and a Chief Marketing Officer, as well as taking on the roles of Chief Data Officer and Chief Innovation Officer. He has led teams with focuses on AI, data, strategy, analytics, and innovation. His wide-ranging experience spans across multiple industries, providing him with a depth of knowledge and expertise that is rarely seen on the public speaking stage.

Tom is an exceptionally vibrant and captivating speaker, with a profound comprehension of data, AI, marketing, technology, and consumer behavior. What sets him apart is his exceptional aptitude for customizing his presentations to suit diverse industries and audiences. With a knack for creating visually stunning and intellectually stimulating narratives, Tom ensures that his thought-provoking journeys resonate long after the presentation concludes.

Throughout his career, Tom has presented hundreds of AI and technology futurist sessions to renowned global brands. His exceptional knowledge and skills have garnered recognition from numerous industry giants. Apple commends his audacious and fearless approach, while Nintendo lauds his unparalleled expertise. Hulu recognizes him as a trailblazer in the digital domain, and Southwest Airlines acknowledges Tom as a visionary who challenges traditional norms.


Tom is a highly accomplished and recognized marketing and technology leader who has received numerous prestigious awards and recognitions. He was recently named the 2022 Dallas Fort Worth Interactive Marketing Associations Marketer of the Year and is a two-time winner of the OnCon Top 10 Global Marketer award, receiving the honor in both 2022 and 2021.

Tom’s outstanding leadership and contributions to the industry were also recently recognized with the Marketing 2.0 Outstanding Leadership Award in 2022. He was named one of the 10 most inspiring tech leaders to watch in 2022 and one of the top 50 most influential business leaders in technology in 2021.

In addition, Tom has been recognized multiple times as the Professional of the Year in Marketing & Emerging Technology by Strathmore Worldwide, receiving the award twice in 2020 and 2019. He was also named the CX Summit Digital Marketing Professional of the Year in 2020 and the Tech Titan Technology Advocate award winner in 2019.

Tom’s thought leadership and trailblazing work in marketing have been recognized by OnCon, with awards for Marketing Trailblazer and Marketing Contributor in 2019. He was also named a Marketing Technology Trailblazer by Advertising Age in 2017.


Tom’s high degree of professionalism and expertise has solidified his excellent reputation among conference organizers and event planners. Drawing from his extensive experience, he has perfected the skill of presenting enthralling keynote speeches that leave audiences profoundly impacted.

Tom distinguishes himself with his thorough approach to event planning. From initial pre-event coordination, engaging key stakeholders, to conducting follow-up sessions post-event, he goes the extra mile to guarantee a smooth and successful experience for everyone involved. Understanding the significance of reducing the burden on the conference organizer, Tom collaborates closely with them to make their role as effortless as it can be.

at the primary driving force behind adopting intelligent systems is the pursuit of ease and convenience. It delves into various aspects of Artificial Intelligence (AI), such as Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Generative AI, offering insights into understanding algorithms.

The discussion outlines how we’re currently in the golden age of AI and explores predictive decisioning and the five levels of autonomy and the coming dependency on physical robotics powered by large language models. The theme also ventures into the realm of digital humans and virtual assistants, along with the emergence of the proxy web. It concludes by providing guidance on how organizations can prepare themselves for a transformation driven by intelligence.


Gen AI Consumer & Retail Keynote (New York, NY)

AI & Marketing Keynote (San Francisco, CA)

CNBC Real Time Insights

Bloomberg Gen AI Panel
(New York, NY)

Generative AI Keynote
(New York, NY)

Microsoft Open AI Keynote
(Chicago, IL)

Generative AI Keynote
(Denver, CO)

Generative AI C-Suite Roundtable (Dallas, TX)

Innovation To Reality (Indianapolis, IN)

Innovation To Reality (Hawaii)

Omnichannel Keynote
(Las Vegas, NV)

AI & Dynamic Personalization Keynote

Future Trends Keynote

CX Digital Summit Keynote (Global)

Virtually Speaking Interview

Immersive Tech Keynote (India)

Passion Drives Performance Keynote (Frisco, TX)

C-Suite Network Interview

Frito-Lay Keynote (Dallas, TX)

Futurithmic Podcast

P2PX Expo Keynote (Chicago, IL)

Marketing Innovation Summit Keynote (Prague)

DFWIMA Disrupt Keynote (Dallas, TX)

Industry 4.0 Keynote (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)

BIGHR Trend Discussion (Dallas, TX)

General Motors Keynote x 2 (Detroit, MI)

NextGen Ninja Interview

Print Innovation Exchange Keynote (Minnesota)

CEMC Innovation Summit Keynote (Dana Point, CA)

Telecom Innovation Keynote
(Fargo, ND)

Alliance Data Keynote (Columbus, OH)

Adobe Summit Executive Roundtable (Las Vegas, NV)

Automotive Industry Keynote (Chicago, IL)

SXSW AI & Machine Learning

ZDNet Trends Interview

GSK Pharma Commerce Keynote
(Warren, NJ)

Innova-con Keynote (Washington DC)

Carnegie Dartlet Education Keynote (Orlando, FL)

Discover Card Pulse Network Keynote (Arizona)

Path To Purchase Keynote (Minnesota)

Talking Rain Beverage Keynote (Seattle, WA)

Open Data Science Keynote (London)

AI Today Podcast

Amazon Voice Summit Keynote (New Jersey)

AMA Virtual Keynote

Evanta CMO Summit Keynote (Dallas, TX)

Frito-Lay Marketing Summit Keynote (Nashville, TN)

Financial Brand Forum Keynote (Las Vegas, NV)

MarTech West Keynote (San Jose, CA)

Dr. Pepper Marketing Keynote (Dallas)

Viva Fresh Keynote (San Antonio, TX)

ZD Net Humanizing AI Interview

REX Roundtable Keynote
(San Diego, CA)

TEDx Oaklawn Keynote (Dallas)

SXSW AI & Esports Keynote (Austin, TX)

CES IOT Discussion
(Las Vegas, NV)

AdTech GenZ Keynote
(New York)

AAF – AI Discussion

Mobile World Congress Keynote (San Francisco, CA)

Executive Connections Discussion

Innovation Symposium Keynote & Host

C-Suite Network Advisors Discussion

Mobile World Congress MMS Discussion (Barclelona)

C-Suite TV Disruption & The Future

PepsiCo Digital Summit (San Francisco, CA)

Success North Dallas Keynote

Digital Banking Keynote (New Orleans, LA)

IIeX North America AI & Creative (Atlanta, GA)

Modern Marketing Summit Upfront (New York)

iMedia Agency Summit Content Marketing (Lost Pines, TX)

Brand Activation Summit (New York)

Brand Innovators Future of CX

Growth Forum – CMO Challenges Keynote

Social Media Week Keynote (Chicago, IL)

iMedia Breakthrough Innovation

Digital Hollywood – Social Media (Los Angeles)

AdAge Data Conference (New York)

Mobile Media Summit Adweek (New York)

MediaPost IOT Discussion (Chicago, IL)

Brand Innovators – Host (Dallas, TX)

iMedia Agency Summit (California)

MediaPost IOT & Beacons (Chicago, IL)

National Sports Marketing Network Talk (Dallas, TX)

Sports Social TV Summit (Beverly Hills, CA)

Digital Dallas Summit Keynote (Dallas, TX)

Microsoft MGX – Social CRM Talk (Atlanta, GA)

AdTech London (United Kingdom)

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