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Hi I’m Tom Eslinger. Creative Director, Writer, Artist and better-than-average-drummer.


I have far too many shirts, jackets and shoes. I regularly post my picks for Gen-X guys who want to look good, not spend a ton of cash and not be a cookie-cutter clothed middle-aged man!


Creative Director with 25 years of experience leading teams and building brands. In 2019, I became the co-founder of Unleashed Partners Group with Glen Cameron.


Tom Eslinger originated the role of Global Digital Creative Director for Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide and continues to innovate digital marketing by co-founding UNlshd, the world’s first creative business built on blockchain. He’s an Executive Creative Director with 20+ years of global experience leading teams and creating internationally awarded creative ideas that work hard for brands.

Content creator, strategist, digital and mobile innovator, entrepreneur, educator and author and pixel-pusher extraordinaire. One of the most awarded creative directors in the world from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Tom’s clients have included Toyota, General Mills, Lexus, Guinness, Burton Snowboards, P&G, Bank of America and US Veteran’s Administration. In addition to leading creative innovation, Tom established integrated production teams around the world, creating everything from Instagram Stories to Super Bowl commercials. Tom has lived and worked in-market in USA, Mainland China and Hong Hong, SE Asia, Australia/New Zealand, the EU and UK.

Tom’s work has been awarded globally more than 500 times and his design, interactive and typographical work is in the Museum Of Modern Art and Smithsonian Design Collections. Prior to UNlshd, Tom was Executive Creative Director for special effects and VR company Framestore and experiential studio FakeLove. Unlshd is currently working with blockchain and digital businesses in the USA, Europe and Australasia.