Thomas F. Anglero is a renowned public speaker who motivates, energizes, and connects with audiences across the world. With a remarkable personal journey that has seen him launch two start-ups, coach a championship basketball team, and become an executive at a global technology company, Thomas has a wealth of expertise and inspiring stories to share with audiences of all types.
Born to a Puerto Rican family in an impoverished neighborhood of New York’s Lower East Side, Thomas overcame many obstacles to achieve academic and athletic excellence. He attended the elite Hackley School on a full scholarship, where he was named Student-Athlete of the Year and captain of the basketball team. He went on to graduate from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and later became Director of Innovation at a leading tech corporation before taking up his current role as the Nordic Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Cognizant.
Throughout his career, Thomas has become a highly sought-after speaker on the latest breakthroughs in innovation and technology, with a particular focus on artificial intelligence and its potential to positively impact the lives of ordinary people. He has delivered keynote addresses for globally-recognized organizations such as the European Union, World Trade Organization, World Government Summit, and IBM, as well as hundreds of other corporate events, university seminars, and special gatherings. Drawing from his multicultural education and global career, along with his extensive speaking experience, he builds authentic connections with audiences from various backgrounds and experience levels.
In 2022, Thomas became a published author with his first book, Intro to Artificial Intelligence and How to Benefit From it. He is also a podcast host and has been awarded Entrepreneur of the Year by IESE Business School – Univ. of Navarra (Barcelona, Spain).
Whether speaking to a small group or a large audience of thousands, Thomas captivates audiences with his high-energy, thought-provoking, and emotionally resonant presentations. He has a natural talent for simplifying complex concepts and tailoring his message to different audiences and has a proven track record of moving, motivating, and galvanizing people to action. If you’re looking for a speaker who can inspire your audience and bring your event to life, look no further than Thomas F. Anglero.
Are you looking to transform your company into an innovative powerhouse? Do you want to learn how to be more innovative yourself? As a seasoned innovation leader, Thomas can help you understand what it takes to lead an innovation team or project, and share stories and best practices that will help you achieve
Artificial Intelligence is everywhere, but what is it? How does it help you? How do you benefit from it? Relax. The answers are simple to understand and explain, no matter the industry or audience.
As someone who grew up in poverty in the ghettos of New York City and went on to achieve seemingly impossible goals, including speaking at prestigious venues to global dignitaries, Thomas is deeply passionate about motivating people to become the best versions of themselves. He believes that if he can do it, you can too. Thomas wants to share everything he has learned, particularly the steps to self-motivation and life-enrichment that can help you succeed, no matter what obstacles life throws your way. There is nothing that can stop you from achieving your goals.
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"Your presentation was very successful. Everybody was very positive surprised by your presentation…even your colleagues.We have received the first requests from partners how they can book you for their events…so you have made some impression."
Bob Dielis, Senior Account manager, Copaco Nederland B.V.
"Thomas your presentation at NAET’s annual Meeting in Warsaw 2019 was inspirational and created much discussion amongst normally very silent participants. Your message that technology and technological change is here to help us perform better in our jobs and not a threat is very powerfull. Listening to you was both entertaining and educational. It is good to see that the technique is bringing us forward…"
Hermund Ulstein, Senior Portfolio Manager, Markedskraft ASA (Analysing and Managing Energy)
"Thomas, amazing and inspiring speech today! You are AWESOME!"
Tobias Vehus, Sales Consultant SATS
"Thomas, Your presentation to the 1300 employees in TechnipFMC was truly inspirational! You made us laugh and you made us reflect on what really matters to us – in a way that will guide us to improve and make a difference. Thank you!"
Lars Ole Bjørnsrud, Senior Manager, Communications Europe Region and Communications Digital at TechnipFMC
"Hi Thomas, I heard your great discussion with Richard Quest (CNN) at The Oslo Business Forum a couple of weeks ago and was blown away by your energy!"
Kjersti Aass, Yara International ASA
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