Bio


Tom was a 2016 Stanford DCI Fellow. http://dci.stanford.edu/tom-bedecarre/

Previously, Tom was CEO and Co-Founder of AKQA, the leading digital advertising agency. Tom wass also President of WPP Ventures, where he explored Silicon Valley-based investment opportunities for WPP, the world’s largest communications services group. Tom was recognized as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for his leadership and innovation in the media and marketing services industry.

Tom earned a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in political science and an MBA in marketing and management policy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Academic Appointments


  • Lecturer, Graduate School of Business