Tom was Co-Founder and CEO of AKQA, the leading and most-awarded digital advertising agency. AKQA works with global brands to ensure they win in the digital age. Tom built AKQA into a global company which now has more than 2,000 staff in 20 offices in the US, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Tom was also President of WPP Ventures, exploring Silicon Valley-based investment opportunities for WPP, the world’s largest communications services group.
An innovator and pioneer in media, entertainment and communications, Tom was named “Silicon Valley’s Favorite Adman” by Fortune magazine – cited for being a “rare hybrid” who “has cred with techies and Mad Men alike.” Tom was recognized as an EY Entrepreneur of The Year in 2013.