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An Interview with Tom White

by | Jul 26, 2022 | Interviews,

Tom White

Tom White

Founder and Managing Director of The IoT Podcast

Key Topics:IoT, Technology, Innovation
Location:Bristol, United Kingdom

Tom White is a seasoned IoT, video and Technology expert, with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Tom has founded multiple global businesses including expert IoT and Technology Talent Solutions Provider Paratus People, the world leading IoT podcast - The IoT Podcast and The IoT Jobsite.

Starting his career studying Real-Time Computing Systems, Tom eventually branched out into the STB (Set Top Box) and Technology industry where he recognised a gap in the market for a specialist talent solutions provider in the IoT niche.

Tom is a recipient of a number of accolades including Virgin Fast Track 100 and National Business Awards. He is a member of the IoT Council, the IoT Security Foundation and the World Economic forum. He has been featured in Forbes and the Times.

Who influences you on these topics?

Some of the leaders that have inspired Tom in his career are:

  • Klaus Schwab – Founder of World Economic Forum. The book The Fourth industrial Revolution’s teachings have greatly impacted and inspired his career, particularly around sustainability.
  • Rob Tiffany (IoT Thought Leader) for his pioneering work in driving IoT innovation and founding impactful organisations such as the Moab Foundation who are working to create a more sustainable planet through the application of connected intelligence.
  • Stephanie Atkinson for her continued work providing market intelligence and consulting services to assist company growth in IoT and Technology.
  • Tom has high regard for the ongoing contributions of the IoT Security Foundation whose mission is to raise the quality and drive pervasive security in IoT.

What do you think the future holds in this space?

If a brand wanted to work with you, which activities would you be most interested in collaborating on?

Tom would be happy to contribute across a variety of initiatives, particularly (but not limited to) Podcast collaborations/ guest speaking, Content production, Events speaking, Consultations of talent and business growth strategies.

What are your passions outside of work?

Mountain biking, cars, walks

What would be the best way for a brand to contact you?


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