Tom Parish is a thought leader and facilitator of conversations around technology and the problems of our times. Tom continually leverages his experience in working with AI researchers from the early 1980’s through the early 1990’s having worked at Symbolics and MCC, Motorola Semiconductor and Bildr.com. Tom is continually motivated to bring new technologies to market that help people team with each other and with smarter tools to work at higher levels of abstraction. Business wins big when you focus on inspiring curiosity and sharing our insights.
His background includes 30 plus years in management in networking, cloud computing, SCADA and process control, enterprise software, mobile technology, customer relationship management, social media, AI, multi-media production, as well as a career as a musician and a film colorist.
Tom is a producer and host of some 1300 thought-leadership focused podcasts about technology featuring a vast range of management personnel and creatives at “ Fortune 1000” top performing tech and design companies.
The conversation nearest his heart is addressing how best to educate young people on the virtue of adaptability in the workplace and developing a keen sense of understanding interdisciplinarity ties. In bearing witness to the new economy and its unprecedented whims, on behalf of his grandkids, Tom seeks to create a legacy giving voice and visibility to this pivotal dialogue as a writer and public speaker.
Tom works in an advisory role with startups and enterprises seeking advanced technologies to improve their competitive edge. He seeks people who are problem solvers and business builders striving to bring new ideas to market. In his heart, he’s about helping people discover more of what they want to become in life.
Tom’s hobby and passion are connecting with amateur radios operator around the world. His call sign is KB5RF (Extra). In addition to helping companies with AI strategies, Tom is extremely curious about the evolution of software defined radios and the layering of radio network technologies. He’s a life-long percussionist and a budding accordion player always looking for an opportunity to play. More on Tom here.
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