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.
INDUSTRY COMMENTARY FEATURED IN
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.
Tom has also delivered data-centric marketing technology and futurist presentations to some of the worlds largest brands.
BRAND & CORPORATE PRESENTATIONS
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REVIEWS OF PREVIOUS EVENTS
UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Dr. Pepper Media Masters – (Keynote) – Plano, Texas (April 12th, 2018) Data & Evolution of Experience
MarTech West 2018 – (Keynote) – San Jose, California (April 24th, 2018) Gen Z & Computer Vision, & the Evolution of Experience
Financial Brand Forum – (Keynote) – Las Vegas, Nevada (May 8th, 2018) Artificial Intelligence & The Evolution of Experience
Frito-Lay Digital Experience Summit – (Keynote) – Nashville, Tennesse (May 16th, 2018) Evolution of Experience
CMO Executive Summit – (Keynote) – Dallas, Texas (June 4th, 2018) Evolution of Experience
VOICE 2018 – (Keynote) – Newark, New Jersey (July 24-26th) *Finalist – Evolution of Experience
RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Viva Fresh Expo – San Antonio, Texas (April 6th, 2018) Amazon and the Evolution of Experience
REX (Roundtables For Executives) – San Diego, CA (March 20th, 2018) Evolution of Experience
TEDx Oaklawn – Dallas, Texas (March 17th, 2018) Evolution of Experience
SXSW Interactive 2018 – Austin, Texas (March 11th, 2018) Machine Learning & AI
CBSi – ZDNet Interview (March, 2018, Recorded January 2018). Humanizing Artificial Intelligence
CES 2018 – Las Vegas, Nevada (January 2018) Future of IoT Experiences Discussion
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.
Words of Mass Disruption Podcast: EP 119 (January 2018) Tom Edwards on Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
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): Harnessing The Power of Data
Success North Dallas – Dallas, TX (2016): Digital 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
PREVIOUS SPEAKING TOPICS
- Amazon & the Future of Retail
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, & Intelligent Systems
- Connection, Cognition & Immersive the Future of Marketing
- Agency Topics (Future Models, Mergers, Collaboration, Innovation)
- Data Driven Creative (Machine Learning & AI)
- Data Design
- Proxy Web & Intelligence Revolution
- Disruption Is the New Normal
- Conversational Experiences
- Digital Marketing
- Data & Programmatic Creative
- Immersive Experiences (Virtual, Augmented & Mixed Reality)
- Internet of Things
- Converged Media Strategy
- Social Media (Owned, Earned, & Paid)
- User-Generated Content Best Practices
- Content Amplification & Discovery Best Practices
- Branded Communities
- Innovation & Future State
- Emerging Technology
- Mobile & the impact of second screen viewing
- Technology Trends
I also serve as a judge for industry award shows, recently the 2014 and 2015 REGGIE awards as well as the Local Search Association (2017).
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