Tom Ogden is a professional magician who has appeared on network specials such as The World's Greatest Magic (NBC) and The Great Magic of Las Vegas (FOX), talks shows from New York City to Sydney and Cape Town, as well as numerous commercials. He has twice been voted "Magician of the Year" in the Parlour of Prestidigitation at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood.
As a magical humorist and motivational speaker, Tom also offers several keynotes and hands-on workshops, including "The Magic of Creativity: Creative Problem-Solving" and "Teaching & Training with Magic."
Tom Ogden's articles on magic and humor in the workplace have been published in such magazines as Successful Salesmanship, Career Success, and Sharing Ideas, and he has been profiled in such publications as has been profiled in such publications as Writer's Market and Meetings California. His books for the general public include 200 Years of the American Circus (which was named a "Best Reference Work" by the American Library Association), Wizards and Sorcerers The Complete Idiot's Guide to Magic Tricks and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings (now in its second edition).
Tom Ogden resides in Hollywood, California.