Thought-leader on leading edge technologies.
Tom Koulopoulos is president and founder of Delphi Group, a Boston-based thought leadership firm providing advice on leading edge technologies to global 2000 organizations and government for the past 15 years. Tom sold Delphi to Perot Systems in 2004 and continues to serve as CEO of Delphi and as a member of the Perot Systems leadership team. Named one of the industry's most influential information management consultants by InformationWeek magazine he is recognized as an authority on the implications of information technology on global organizations, with articles and market insights appearing frequently in national and international print and broadcast media such as BusinessWeek, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The Economist, CNBC, CNN and NPR.
His six books include: Corporate Instinct, Smart Companies, Smart Tools, and The Xeconomy. During the past two decades Tom’s works have introduced core industry concepts, frameworks and vernacular such as Single Point of Access, Touch Points, Digital Control Rooms, Business Operating Systems, Corporate IQ, Information Value Chains, and Smartsourcing that are widely used today in describing the impact of technology on business. His insights have received wide praise from luminaries such as Peter Drucker, Dee Hock, and Tom Peters who called his writing, “a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive.” According to Peter Drucker, Tom’s writing “makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself.” Tom is also editor of the Delphi Report, a quarterly journal for business and technology leaders.
His current book, Smartsourcing: Driving Innovation and Growth Through Outsourcing, is about globalization and innovation and the perils, pitfalls, and prosperity to come whether you like it or not according to Tom.
Tom has also been an adjunct professor at the Boston College Wallace E. Carroll Graduate School of Management and a guest lecturer at the Boston University School of Management and Harvard University. His philanthropic interests include being a founding advisor to the non-profit Tech Foundation, which makes technology accessible to the non-profit sector in an attempt to bridge the widening digital divide.
From audiences of more than 5000 to intimate gatherings of just a few dozen, Tom provides a tour-de-force session that will leave your attendees with memories and tools that they will use for a lifetime.
Tom provides a tour-de-force combination of energy, deep knowledge, business insight and humor in a keynote package tailored for each audience. His passion for helping business people understand the implications, challenges and opportunities of leading edge technology is evident in his writing, which Tom Peters has called, “a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive.”
Tom weaves a rich tapestry of story telling and technology vision for audiences. He explodes on stage with incredible intimacy both with his topics and his audience. It is the sort of insight that management guru Peter Drucker said, “makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself.”
Drawing on material from seven books, first hand experience in the trenches with major organizations, and solid business and technology background his presentations will do more than motivate and entertain, they will fundamentally change the way you look at the role of technology in your organization and in your life.