Edison Talks Host & Partner, Eleven Consulting Group
Tom is a founding partner at "eleven," a consultancy harnessing seasoned design strategists, researchers, communication specialists and brand architects to collaborate and share risk on client innovation initiatives. An accomplished and passionate design thinker, innovation provocateur and explorer of next, Tom was an associate partner and office leader at IDEO for 12 years.
As a senior business, design and strategy consultant, innovation thought leader, teacher, speaker and facilitator in the world of design thinking and human centered design, Tom is focused at the intersection of new product, service and experience design, organization and culture change and disruptive innovation strategies.
Tom has a multi-disciplined background including Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University, Social Psychology at Boston University, Fine Arts and Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design and Marketing Management at Stanford University.