Managing Director, Thought Works U.S.
Craig Gorsline is responsible for developing client relationships, sales operations, people, and the strategic
evolution of Thought Works’ U.S. business. He joined Thought Works in 2006 and has held the positions of
client principal, head of demand, for Thought Works North America, and global head of demand, where he
was responsible for sales and marketing management across all Thought Works regions. With more than 17
years of international technology consulting experience, Mr. Gorsline is highly focused on maximizing value
for customers and delivering innovation through highly collaborative, results-based engagements. Before
joining Thought Works, Mr. Gorsline was vice president of product services with JPMorgan Chase in Chicago.
Before that, he served in a number of senior business leadership roles with THEMIS Program Management and
Consulting Ltd., both in Canada and U.S.
Global Chief Executive Officer, GroupM
Irwin Gotlieb is global CEO of GroupM, the leading global media investment management company and
the parent company to WPP media agencies. The focus of GroupM is the intelligent application of physical
and intellectual scale to benefit trading, innovation, and new communication services, to bring competitive
advantage to the company’s clients and companies. Mr. Gotlieb joined WPP in 1999 as chairman and CEO of
MindShare Worldwide and moved into his current GroupM role in 2003. Before joining WPP, he was president
and CEO of MediaVest Worldwide, a company he founded in 1993. The founding of MediaVest represented
the fulfillment of a 22-year journey with the company that started when he joined Benton & Bowles in 1977 as
associate director of broadcast programming. Mr. Gotlieb is a three-time Adweek/Mediaweek All Star. In 2006
he became the first advertising and media agency executive to be inducted into the Broadcast & Cable Hall of
Fame. In 2010 he received the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award.
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Rearden Commerce
Patrick Grady is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Rearden Commerce. A recognized pioneer in web services
and next-generation e-commerce, Mr. Grady founded the company with a vision to transform today’s chaotic
web into a highly personalized “Internet assistant” experience. The company’s trademarked Rearden Personal
Assistant simplifies life contextually based upon a user’s identity, location, and situation. Rearden Commerce
also developed the Rearden Commerce Platform, which combines intelligent and personalization features that
enable the most relevant and meaningful transactions. The network connects more than 160,000 suppliers,
60 partners, 6,000 business customers, and millions of consumers. Under Mr. Grady’s leadership, Rearden
Commerce was named a Cool Vendor by Gartner Research, was considered a MobileBeat Top 30 product, and
was selected as a Firestarter by Strategic News Service.
JENNIFER GRAHAM CLARY
Chair, Global Technology Practice, Burson-Marsteller
Jennifer Graham Clary, also a member of Burson-Marsteller’s executive board, serves as the global client leader
on the Intel account and provides strategic counsel on corporate and executive communications, branding,
and the digital environment to some of the agency’s largest clients. Ms. Graham Clary also leads the company’s
initiatives for environmental technologies, now commonly known as “green tech.” She previously led the
agency’s HP account. She is a communications professional with experience that encompasses marketing,
public relations, politics, public affairs, product launches, and IPOs. She rejoined Burson-Marsteller in 2003.
Most recently, Ms. Graham Clary was vice president, worldwide marketing, at Liberate Technologies, a leading
provider of digital infrastructure software and services for cable and telecommunications worldwide. She
was also director of corporate communications at Portal Software. Earlier she served five years with Burson-Marsteller as a director of the Technology Practice. She was client leader on the flagship Sun Microsystems
account and was part of Burson and cross-agency teams for the Sony Software Platform Division and Symbian.