Tom Bedecarre

Tom Bedecarre

Website | @tombed

Tom Bedecarré is CEO of AKQA, a global digital marketing firm that uses innovative ideas and technology to deliver results for the world’s leading brands — including Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Nike, Unilever, Visa and Xbox. AKQA has more than 750 employees in San Francisco, Palo Alto, New York, Washington DC, London, Shanghai and Amsterdam. Recognized numerous times as “Digital Agency of the Year,” AKQA was recently named one of the “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” by Fast Company magazine. More information about AKQA is available at

An enthusiastic entrepreneur, Tom was also a founder and CEO of Citron Haligman Bedecarré, San Francisco’s largest independent advertising agency and a leader in launching Internet brands.


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