Tom Coombes is the founder and CEO of Cognito, an integrated, full-service communications agency focused exclusively on the finance and financial technology sectors. His experience is drawn from more than 15 years advising financial institutions and related businesses in devising and implementing programs that drive top and bottom line growth across continents.
Cognito operates at the forefront of global financial services, with agency operations across US, EU and APAC, helping clients improve their business through the professional application of strategic communication programs. Coombes is a highly accomplished communications strategist with specific experience in earned media/PR and technology and financial services.
His client experience comes from working with leading financial sector brands around the globe including: Bloomberg, Western Union, CitiBank, JPMorgan, Intel, Oracle, JPMorgan and the London Stock Exchange, as well as numerous technology companies and consultancies that sell to the financial services market.
Coombes is also responsible for creating and managing Cognito’s technology and services division, Cognito Analytics, a suite of online products that enable firms in the financial sector to improve their business through the more effective use of market, PR and competitive information.