CEO, WMS media, inc.
- San Francisco Bay Area
- Media Production
Thomas Wohlmut's Overview
- President AXIS HOA Board at AXIS HOA
- Video Consultant/Producer at The Commonwealth Club of California
- Media Producer and Consultant at SolFocus
- Broadcast Producer/Director at Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley
- CD-ROM Producer at Stanford University
- Consultant/Producer at The Hoffman Agency
- Consultant/Producer at Applied Materials
- Webmaster at Silicon Valley Directors' Exchange
- CEO at The Stepfamily Network
- Producer/Director at EPRI
- CEO at WMS media, Inc.
- Chairperson Emeritus at Tri-City Volunteers, Inc.
- Website chair at VC Taskforce
- Producer at Myelin Repair Foundation
- President, Communications Group at Strategia, Inc.
- Producer/Director at Kelly-Moore Paint Company
- Producer/Director at Nexant
- Director/Writer at Mervyn's California
- Director/Writer at PG&E
- Founder & 1st President at International Interactive Communications Society
- University of California, Los Angeles
- Notre Dame International School, Rome Italy (NDI)
Thomas Wohlmut's Summary
For over 34 years, WMS media has been bringing quality and creativity to media productions in the San Francisco Bay Area.
WMS media is a full-service media production company. We write, direct, shoot and edit award-winners. Every detail is handled with professional care, from creative concepts to the delivery of the finished product.
For more information please contact me at (800)487-1073 ext 101
Specialties: Extensive experience in a wide variety of communications projects for corporations. An expert in using the latest technology such as HDTV, DVD, podcasts, and video casts in the areas of marketing, human resources, and training for businesses.
Thomas Wohlmut's Experience
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Civic & Social Organization industry
January 2008 – Present (6 years 9 months)
Produced and directed the 105th Anniversary & 20th Annual Distinguished Citizen Award Dinner documentary video celebrating outstanding achievements by immigrants.
Persons interviewed were: Maryles Casto, Founder and CEO,Casto, The Travel Company
Haile T. Debas, M.D., Executive Director, UCSF Global Health Sciences
Lore Harp McGovern, Founder, LHM Ventures
Helgi Tomasson, Artistic Director, San Francisco Ballet
David S. Lee, Chairman of Cortelco, eOn Communications & Symbio Group. Senior Advisor to Silver Lake
Currently working on producing the 2009 Distinguished Citizen Award Film
Media Producer and Consultant
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Renewables & Environment industry
2008 – Present (6 years)
Producing video programs to help Solfocus with marketing and education.
Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley
April 2005 – Present (9 years 6 months)
Producer/Director for the new PBS documentary entitled "Silicon Ballet, the story of Ballet San Jose". This program features an examination of how High Tech and High Art co-exist and thrive in Silicon Valley.
Educational Institution; 5001-10,000 employees; Higher Education industry
February 2004 – Present (10 years 8 months)
Produced a CD-Rom series of programs about the Japanese culture. Entitled "The Reischauer Scholars Program", this series of 4 CD's teaches high school students the key components of Japanese culture and society from 16 different experts in the field. The program has since expanded to a real time web-based delivery product.
These programs have recently won the Goldman Sachs $25,000 prize for technical excellence.
The Stanford Channel - International Security in a Changing World video series shot and edited for cable television. A series of 26 program lectures featuring Professor Coit Blacker
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Public Relations and Communications industry
July 2001 – Present (13 years 3 months)
Working with the broadcast division of the Hoffman Agency, I have helped them produce numerous podcasts and edited many news stories and clips for their external clients. These products have appeared on numerous websites.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; AMAT; Semiconductors industry
April 2001 – Present (13 years 6 months)
Producing video and multi-media material for corporate communications and training programs. Projects range from technical training to executive communications using video, DVD's and web streamed Flash and Power Point presentations.
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Management Consulting industry
May 1999 – Present (15 years 5 months)
Webmaster for this non-profit organization that supports the educational needs of the corporate directors in Silicon Valley. SVDX
Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Utilities industry
April 1991 – Present (23 years 6 months)
- Zebra Mussels: Produced Award winning documentary about Zebra Mussels and their impact on the environment as well impact on power plants in the great lakes. Using powerful interviews and dramatic footage of zebra mussels, this video gives a compelling story about how these silent invaders are impacting industry.
- The R&D Harvest: Directed this PRSA Bronze Anvil Award winning video documentary featuring former astronaut and Senator John Glenn. The program examines the value of R&D and how it can help businesses stay competitive in the global marketplace.
- A Conversation with Chauncey Starr - Directed this documentary which looked at the life of the founder of EPRI. It examines why EPRI was created and the many benefits it provides to the utility industry.
- Meet The Expert - 6 CD-ROM Series of interviews with EPRI Experts in the areas of Environment, Generation & Distribution, Power Delivery, and Nuclear Energy.
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Media Production industry
November 1978 – Present (35 years 11 months)
WMSMedia has been producing media productions for the San Francisco/Silicon Valley area since 1978. We have worked for such clients as HP, Applied Materials, The Hoffman Agency, Sun Microsystems, Consulting Psychologist Press, Sunset Magazine, Bechtel, Mervyn's California, PG&E, and Wells Fargo just to name a few.
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Performing Arts industry
July 2011 – August 2014 (3 years 2 months) San Jose, California
Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry
2013 – 2014 (1 year)
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Public Relations and Communications industry
1998 – 2012 (14 years)
Tri-City Volunteers, Inc.
May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months)
Chairperson Emeritus for Tri-City Volunteers with an annual budget in excess of $2 million.
The purpose of Tri-City Volunteers, Inc. (TCV) is to identify and coordinate ways to serve individuals and families, especially with children, in economic hardship, who reside in Fremont, Newark, and Union City. The primary thrust of our mission is to provide nutritionally-balanced food baskets at no cost to all who come to us for assistance.
It is the policy of TCV to make its services available to all eligible clients. Eligibility for acceptance and participation are the same for everyone, without regard to race, color, age, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry
2006 – 2009 (3 years)
President, Communications Group
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Education Management industry
March 2006 – October 2007 (1 year 8 months)
Sets direction, overall communications strategy and develops projects for Strategia, Inc. Responsible for development of instructional DVD executive management training programs as well as the monthly podcasts. www.strategiaonline.com
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Oil & Energy industry
November 2003 – May 2004 (7 months)
Produced a marketing video for Nexant in India as part of a USAID project in Bangalore. The challenge was to assemble a broadcast editing package in a laptop computer and fly to India to edit on site. The result was a broadcast quality production in PAL format that has been shown world-wide.
Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; TGT; Retail industry
November 1997 – December 1998 (1 year 2 months)
- Inside Mervyn's: Directed and wrote this twice monthly video news magazine for the internal corporate communication department. This National Education Media Silver Apple Award winning program, helped Mervyn's effectively communicate corporate strategy and training information to all levels of employees in a format that was fun and friendly to watch.
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; PCG; Utilities industry
1991 – 1996 (5 years)
Directed and wrote several videos for the company. Many of the programs dealt with environmental issues affecting PG&E and California as well as those issues affecting the agricultural communities in the Sacramento Valley.
Founder & 1st President
International Interactive Communications Society
January 1982 – January 1984 (2 years 1 month)
Founder of the International Interactive Communications Society (IICS), a professional trade association for companies and individuals involved in interactive multimedia. This organization traces its early roots to the days of interactive laser disc production in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1980s. Originally the society was proposed as a special interest group of the International Television Association (ITVA) now known as Media Communications Association – International (MCA-I) but the charter members (composed of equipment vendors, independent producers, training professionals and members of Apple's IIe computer group, Sony's SMC-70 computer & interactive laser disc groups and Pioneer's interactive laser disc groups) decided to establish the society as an independent entity with different membership requirements for the new interactive and computer based communications.
In its heyday they had hundreds of members in the San Francisco Bay Area and thousands of members worldwide with chapters in Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC and New York City.
Thomas Wohlmut's Skills & Expertise
- Social Media
- Public Relations
- Press Releases
- Strategic Communications
- Video Production
- Creative Direction
- Marketing Communications
- Corporate Communications
- Media Relations
- Media Production
- Event Management
- Digital Media
- Social Media Marketing
- Internal Communications
- Social Networking
- Content Development
- New Media
- Creative Writing
- Crisis Communications
- Online Marketing
- Event Planning
- Copy Editing
- Web Content
- Video Editing
- Content Management
- Digital Marketing
- Brand Development
Thomas Wohlmut's Education
BA, Motion Picture/Television
While studying at UCLA I worked at CBS Television City on "All in the Family", "Mary Tyler Moore Show", and "The Sonny and Cher Show". It was very exciting to be a part of the cutting edge of television programming. This broadcast experience has enabled me to give clients an extra degree of professionalism in my work.
Activities and Societies: Graduated Cum Laude
Notre Dame International School, Rome Italy (NDI)
1969 – 1971
Thomas Wohlmut's Additional Information
- Groups and Associations:
Member Commonwealth Club Past San Francisco Chapter President, ITVA Founder, International Interactive Communications Society (IICS) Past Regional Vice President, ITVA Founder and Past President, The Stepfamily Network Chairman, Corpus Christi Board of Directors
- Honors and Awards:
I have won many prestigious awards including four Telly Awards, Aegis Award, The Communicator Award of Distinction, the ITVA Golden Vision Award, two Joey Awards, the Compass Award, Silver Apple Award, Parents' Choice Award, three Cindy Awards, and the prestigious PRSA Bronze Anvil Award.
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