Tom Hershberger

Position title: Marketing Practice Director


Phone: 608-265-3299

Tom Hershberger

Tom Hershberger serves as the Marketing Practice Director for the UWEBC, working with member companies to enable peer-to-peer learning. Tom believes in the power of collaborative exchange and strives to create an environment where innovation, learning, and practical application intersect. Through his guidance, member companies not only learn from each other but also build valuable networks that extend beyond traditional learning.

In addition to promoting peer learning, Tom leads group discussions on emerging technologies with the potential to help fellow marketers stay ahead of the curve. Tom brings more than 25 years of marketing and product development experience, including top B2C brands such as Kimberly-Clark, Johnson Wax, Oscar Mayer, and Kraft Foods. He has also led marketing and innovation teams with B2B product and service companies and has successfully commercialized new products and technologies.

Tom earned an MBA in marketing and an MS in Biotechnology from UW-Madison and a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Illinois. He holds seven patents, is a Six Sigma Black Belt, and is a Certified Project Manager.