Chairman and Chief Growth Officer
Tom is Chairman and Chief Growth Officer of Stein IAS. He’s been a B2B marketing leader, thought leader and innovator for more than 35 years.
Tom is part of the leadership team that has propelled Stein IAS to global B2B Agency of the Year designation by ANA for an unprecedented nine times over the past 12 years. In 2021, Stein IAS earned the distinction of being named Agency of the Year on four separate occasions in a single year and received the first-ever WARC Effectiveness Award for B2B (gold) in association with LIONS. In 2022, Stein IAS became the first agency to win the WARC Effectiveness Award for B2B (gold) at Cannes two consecutive years.
Long an advocate for creativity in B2B, Tom was a significant influence in the decision by Cannes Lions to launch a Creative B2B Lions at the 2022 Festival. Tom in turn was invited to join the inaugural B2B Lions jury.
In 2017, Tom was among the first inductees into the ANA B-to-B Hall of Fame. Tom was inducted into the Creative Excellence in Business Advertising Hall of Fame in 2008. He currently sits on the global board of the International Advertising Association (IAA) and serves as President of ANA NYC. Tom also sits on the board of The National Advertising Review Board, the industry’s self-regulatory body.
This past year, Tom was appointed Chairman of MSQ B2B to bring forward a new agency model leveraging the collective B2B capabilities of Stein IAS together with the 10 other agencies that comprise MSQ.