Thomas Roth, Founder of Community Marketing & Insights, launched the company in 1992. Tom is primarily dedicating his industry-leading expertise to head up Community Marketing’s Research & Development division. Tom and his team produce the annual LGBTQ Community Survey (45,000 participants in 150 countries; 13th year), the annual LGBTQ Tourism & Hospitality Survey (23rd year), the annual LGBTQ Marketing & Advertising Symposium @ Google (12th year), and the LGBTQ Tourism Forum (20th year), as well as custom surveys and focus groups for a variety of market leaders in tourism, hospitality, retail, finance, beverages, real estate, insurance, health care, government, etc., and conducts educational training seminars for corporations and organizations.
Tom earned his MBA at Maharishi University of Management in 1985. He is a long-time instructor of the Transcendental Meditation program, and is a volunteer teaching meditation to people living with HIV at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation.