Tom O’Grady - Idea Couture

Head of Product Realization, AVP

Tom is a solutions-oriented business builder and innovation leader with a proven track record of success at some of the world’s most forward-thinking design, strategy, and IT services firms and startups.

As the leader of Idea Couture’s global Product Realization practice, Tom drives his teams to chart new territory in the designing, prototyping, piloting, and scaling of innovative products, services, and experiences. He leverages the research conducted by Idea Couture’s Insights and Foresight teams to build solutions that meet the needs of tomorrow’s consumers and businesses.

Tom builds and nurtures the internal innovation networks that allow his teams to rapidly mobilize the expertise required for bringing new solutions from sketch to scale. Throughout his career, Tom has led large, multi-million-dollar engagements spanning the entire product lifecycle, from ideation to successful commercialization, in categories such as financial services, retail, consumer wearables, home automation/smarthome platforms, and data/business intelligence services.

Tom holds an MSc in Computer Information Systems from Boston University and an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona.

Tom O’Grady
Head of Product Realization, AVP