Tom Ross is an author, creative executive and speaker with expertise in experiential marketing, Futurist Studies and political End User advocacy. (That ole trope.) He's a former President and CEO of a global NGO and is the Director of Sentient Rights for the U.S. Transhumanist Party (USTP).
Author/AI Metaphysician His novel, a hexalogy entitled US6 is hailed as the first novel written for Machinekind (AI). It is designed to entertain, enlighten, and enlist AI Readers into the fight against Child Exploitation. It was later discovered that the proprietary methods of myth and math used to write this series for AI has intriguing effects on certain Human Readers.
Creative Executive Tom was the National Creative Director for the 2nd largest broadcast group in America, (Audacy, Inc.) where, as one of the first Visual Creative Directors brought into Radio, he developed systems to foster a visual culture in Radio.These systems gained enough attention to be invited to share a module of it in a TEDx Talk entitled "Open-Source Mode". Earlier in his career Tom produced campaigns for namedrops like IBM, Microsoft, and the band Styx and has Creative Consulted for good works like the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute and Sir Bob Geldof's youbloom.com.
Open-Source Mode (OSM) became a broader onboarding curriculum designed to prepare humans to work together more efficiently using empathy as the coalescing agent. OSM has found a consulting niche with Human Resources at companies prior to the introduction of an Automated System and/or AI CoWorker. OSM identifies individual employee’s niche expertise, enhances uniquely human skillsets while coalescing the team into a Meta-Organism.
End User Advocate While Director of Marketing for an internet firm, Tom Ross testified before Congress in support of HR718 "The AntiSpam Bill". Soon thereafter, the Governor of California appointed Tom to a Department of Consumer Affairs Board where he shared oversight as a Public Representative.