Tom Bowman is recognized as an effective translator of climate science and complex issues for public audiences, a messaging strategist, and an orchestrator of complex initiatives. He approaches communications from the audience’s perspective and understands how messages are received in the marketplace of ideas. His work engages people with the crux of an issue and focuses on free-choice learning. His business success is based on his capacity to work effectively and openly with institutional leaders, and follow through on uniquely challenging projects that require visionary leadership and coordination among many stakeholders. He has been called a “public intellectual” due to his curiosity and interdisciplinary understanding for climate science and other scientific fields, social psychology, social ethics, and a range of other subjects that influence effective communication. He is a trusted advisor to science and business leaders.