Thomas Sanchez

Founder & CEO, Social Driver

Secretary, Washington, DC

Thomas Sanchez, Founder and CEO of Social Driver, is an innovator and entrepreneur focused on the intersection of marketing and technology. Under his leadership, Social Driver was named “DC’s Coolest Companies” (DCInno) and the 7th fastest growing agency in the United States (The Agency 100). Thomas is an advocate for innovation in education, diversity in business, and inclusion in technology. He recently named a Minority Business Leader by the Washington Business Journal and appointed by the mayor of Washington D.C. as an advisor to the District government. Whether building businesses, mentoring young entrepreneurs or working with clients, Thomas evangelizes his beliefs that the future is bright, progress is social and the drivers make history.

Thomas started his career at Cerner Corporation, leading new initiatives around the world. His views on how technology impacts the workforce were included in The 2020 Workplace by Jeanne Meister. He has been a featured speaker at conferences including Mobile Commerce World and The National Press Club. He mentors young entrepreneurs as a judge for The George Washington University Business Plan Competition, a contest his team won in 2011.