Tom has been teaching with the Interactive Multimedia Program at Humber College since 1995. He was appointed to his current full time faculty position in 2004.
Like all faculty in the program, Tom believes his students deserve to be taught by instructors who are regarded as experts in their field and whose knowledge of his subject is current with industry best practice. As such, Tom is the author of over 15 books with Pearson Education and friendsofED. Including such best selling books as Foundation Edge Animate, Foundation Flash CS5 for Designers, Foundation Flash CS3 Video and From After Effects to Flash:Poetry in Motion Graphics . He has also produced several online and DVD video training series for Lynda.com— Up and Running with HTML 5 Video – video2brain, InfiniteSkills and others.
He is also an Adobe Community Professional, a member of Adobe’s Higher Education Leader Program in the Post secondary aread and a member of the Product Advisory Boards for Edge Animate and Edge Reflow at the Adobe Corporation and the Camtasia Studio Advisory Board at TechSmith Corporation.
Tom is also in great demand as a speaker and regularly does presentations at major industry conferences around the world. These conferences include FlashintheCan, Spark Europe, TODCON, FITCHollywood, Adobe Max, Web Design World and Digital Design World. As well, Tom has conducted expert lectures at such Post Secondary institutions as Shenzhen Polytechnic, Rochester Institute of Technology, Pasadena Community College, Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, Ocean University in Shanghai, University of Wisconsin, The Sloan Merlot Consortium, EMMA Foundation Master Classes for Post Secondary students in Hamburg, Germany and Toronto, and Red River Community College in Winnipeg.
Along with these industry efforts , Tom regularly contributes articles and tutorials to Layersmagazine.com, webdesign.tutsplus, the Adobe Design Center and the Adobe Developer Center. As well, Tom is a founding member of one of the largest Adobe User Groups in the world- FlashinTO.