Professional of the Year - Marketing and Emerging Technology

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Tom E. Edwards

Title: Keynote Speaker and Strategic Consultant
Industry: Marketing
Type of Organization: Thought Leadership Organization and Blog
Major Product/Service: Providing marketing and emerging technology trends
Expertise: With over 20 years experience, Mr. Edwards is a futurist, strategic consultant and professional keynote speaker specializing in the integration of emerging technology, digital transformation, thought leadership, innovation, and leading strategic teams. He has completed over 70 keynotes on the topics of artificial intelligence and the evolution of consumer experience through his platform, "Innovation to Reality." Mr. Edwards serves as an adjunct professor at the Southern Methodist University Temerlin Advertising Institute. Additionally, he is the co-founder of the National Gaming League which is a developmental eSports league.
Geographic Area of Distribution: International
Affiliations: National Breast Cancer Advisory Council
University/Degree: B.S., Health Science, University of Oklahoma; M.S., Organizational Management, Wayland Baptist University
Hobbies/Sports: Family activities, coaching youth football, gaming, eSports
Spouse: Cherlyn
Children: Gavin, Audrey, Grant
Honors & Awards: OnCon 2019 Marketing Contributor Award; OnCon Icon 2019 Marketing Trailblazer Award; P2P Institute Faculty Recognition; Advertising Age 2017 Marketing Technology Trailblazer; Top 50 Global Marketer, 2019; Tech Titan Technology Advocate Award, 2019; iMedia Top 10 Marketing Technologist, 2015; iMedia Agency Marketer of the Year Finalist, 2014; YMCA Father of the Year, 2014; 2020 OnCon Top 50 Global Marketer Award; 2020 MADCon Top 100 Marketer Award
Published Works: Several articles