Tom Whitman is the Senior Vice President/Director of Flip, the LGBT division of integrated marketing agency ion+Radarworks, with offices in Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. Tom has made a career of specializing in connecting Fortune 500 national and major regional brands to the LGBT consumer through a range of integrated marketing plans, including experiential, digital, print, influencer marketing and social media.
He has demonstrated success and entrepreneurial drive in working with businesses from start-up to multi-national corporations.
His deep experience in delivering creative and innovative programs and production ranges from television and event production to advertising, marketing and communications.
Recently, Flip clients have included major brands including AT&T, General Motors, Alaska Airlines, the Los Angeles Dodgers, Stoli, American Express, and others.
A much sought after thought leader and expert on LGBT marketing and promotions, Tom also serves in leadership positions on the Board of Directors of AIDS Project Los Angeles, the Global Forum on MSM and HIV, GLAAD, and is active in the regional, national and global LGBT non-profit space.
For Tom’s commitment to the LGBT community, he received the LA Pride’s Berman Schaffer Service Award in 2012; the Heart of APLA Award in 2011; The Trevor Project Circle of Hope Award in 2009; and was named one of OUT Magazine’s “100 People of the Year” in 2008.