EVP Strategy Director
Tom Hehir is Edelman’s Head of Strategy for Global Accounts, where he leads strategic projects for some of the world’s most valuable and respected brands, including Samsung, Starbucks, and Meta. He’s passionate about the intersection of brand and business strategy and has helped to architect several successful brand-led turnarounds. Having been classically trained in Anthropology at Harvard and the University of Chicago, he is a student of consumer culture and strives to help brands shape a more meaningful relationship with society that transcends simple economic exchange.
Tom’s work has been recognized at the One Show, the EFFIE’s and the Cannes Creativity Festival–including a Titanium Lion and PR Grand Prix for his work on Michelob ULTRA’s “Contract for Change.” He has led creative strategy for nine Super Bowl campaigns and had his work covered by Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal.
Tom lives in Chicago, and is married to the first creative he ever briefed.