Thomas’ career in events began in his youth working on lighting and staging for his father’s traveling production company. He attended college at the University of Michigan-Flint where he continued his theater production training and was accepted into Disney University program before graduating with a B.A in Communications.
Following graduation, he traveled to Australia to undertake his post-graduate studies in Public Relations. Upon completion of his studies, he continued his passion for events by undertaking the role of a production manager for an events company in Perth, Western Australia. Thomas’ career took him to the Gold Coast in Queensland, where he started his own production company specializing in gala dinners, conferences and themed events. During a visit to the United States, he met the team at Backdrops Fantastic and entered into a distributorship agreement to bring their award winning, themed backdrops to the Australian market.
Thomas is passionate about emerging technology and its application in the events industry by transforming traditional event delivery with creative, immersive capabilities of 3D production mapping.
Inspired by developments in stage sets, event technology and spatial sciences, Thomas and his team developed a series of modular stage sets which have become the perfect 3D projection mapping canvas for corporate events around Australia including TEDx Sydney, Australian Olympic Team Farewell to Rio and the World Surfing Federation.