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Wunderman Thompson appoints Cleve Gibbon as CTO North America

10 September 2019Josie Klafkowska

Cleve Gibbon, Cognifide Chief Technology Officer, is taking up the role of CTO for Wunderman Thompson North America as we continue to integrate into the WPP family.

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Cleve moves over to Wunderman Thompson with a mandate to solidify the Wunderman Thompson technology stack in the region. He’ll be based in Seattle and will report to Shane Atchison, CEO of Wunderman Thompson North America. His appointment is part of our move, as a network, to strengthen our technology service to clients globally, providing an end to end service that enables the delivery of world class connected experiences.

Wunderman Thompson’s technology offering is comprised of three key capabilities; customer acquisition, experience and commerce, all working closely with data and mobile offerings. Cleve will also be responsible for developing the agency’s relationship with key technology partners: Adobe, Salesforce, Google, Amazon, Sitecore and Acquia within the region.

Over the last few years Cleve has been instrumental in building new client relationships and nurturing Cognifide’s existing clients in North America. He has a background in the financial sector, designing and deploying technology platforms for investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Credit Suisse. During his tenure at Cognifide he has built a market leading engineering and product team with a technology vision that has established the company as a leading global player in experience technology.

Shane Atchison, CEO, Wunderman Thompson North America said of the appointment, “It’s fantastic to have Cleve on board. He’s known as someone who can turn a visionary approach into practical application. He’ll bring next generation thinking to Wunderman Thompson and connect our core capabilities; technology, creative, data and commerce as an end-to-end service for our North America clients.”

If you would like to know more about these extended capabilities that we can offer as a network, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Author: Josie Klafkowska
Published: 10 September 2019
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