Chief Digital & Innovation Officer
Tom Edwards is a futurist and dynamic speaker with a deep understanding of technical detail but translates to all audiences. Edwards speaks regularly on the topics of artificial intelligence and the evolution of consumer experience through his platform Innovation To Reality.
From 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. Edwards can tailor the talk by industry and deliver a highly visual and thought-provoking journey.
Edwards was recognized in 2019 by OnCon as a Marketing Trailblazer and a Marketing Contributor for thought leadership. Edwards was also recently named a 2017 Marketing Technology Trailblazer by Advertising Age. For the past 19 years, Edwards has focused on the intersection of emerging technology and its impact on consumer behavior and how to bring “Innovation to Reality”™.
Many of the top brands in the world have recognized Edwards. Apple calls Edwards “bold and fearless”, Nintendo states “Tom has a level of expertise I’ve rarely seen in my career, Hulu called Edwards “a leader in the digital realm”, Southwest Airlines states Edwards “Is a forward thinker who pushes the convention”, c-suite states Edwards “Is insightful in what leaders need to know so they stay ahead of the competition”.
Edwards 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.