Global Director, Employee Engagement, Brand development, based in San Francisco
Thom has always understood that the key to business success is not just coming up with great ideas—it’s about implementing them with a powerful combination of innovation and creativity. Throughout his successful career, Thom has parlayed his experiences as a branding consultant and advertising maven—as well as his laser-focus on customer insights and meaningful brand differentiation—to exponentially grow his clients’ businesses.
Before joining us, Thom served as an executive director at Landor Associates, where he led engagements for a wide range of leading brands such as DC Comics, FedEx, HP, Hilton, The Home Depot and Visa. Earlier in his career, Thom cut his teeth in advertising for Procter & Gamble, Gatorade, Colgate and MasterCard. His work was so impressive that KitchenAid hired him as the director of Marketing and Innovation for its parent company, Whirlpool Corporation. He was also an account director at advertising agencies Young & Rubicam and Grey Group.
Thom’s work has won numerous awards including three Clio Awards, two Effie Awards, the Halo Award, the P&G Business Building Award and the Gold Walter Award.
Thom graduated with a BA in international economics from Denison University and completed graduate-level studies at the Thunderbird School of Global Management and the University of Michigan.
You can follow Thom on Twitter: @engagementeer
Employee engagement--chances are you’ve heard of it before. With today’s war for talent and an entire new generation of digital natives moving into the workplace, employee engagement is a serious concern on the corporate agenda of every major company. So then why does a recent Gallup poll find that only 13% of employees are engaged at work?
Join our discussion on Employee Engagement.
When: Wednesday, July 30th at 12:00pm (PST)
Who: Thom Wyatt, global director of employee engagement at Siegel+Gale, who recently published an article in Fast Company on the topic of Employee Engagement.