Global Digital Services & BXT Leader
Tom Puthiyamadam is PwC’s Global Digital Services & BXT Leader. Tom guides organizations into the future by designing digital-first business transformations.
Tom developed PwC’s BXT philosophy, delivering solutions to clients’ toughest challenges with the power of different perspectives. BXT breaks down silos to combine insights from business consultants, experience creatives and technology experts to create disruptive new business models.
Tom’s 20-year consulting career began with an internship in the copy room of a consultancy, while also selling Cutco Knives to pay his way through college. During his internship, Tom read every word of the reports he was collating and went to the firm associates with questions and suggestions whenever possible. His ideas and initiative landed him a research associate position the following year. His drive along with his extensive experience in business strategy, organizational design and sales effectiveness, earned him a partner position at PwC by 30 years old.
Tom has carried his early experiences with him throughout his career, influencing how he works with peers and clients. He strongly believes in unlocking the potential every employee has—from the copy room to the executive suite – by investing in upskilling the workforce.