As Chief Technology Officer for Wunderman Thompson North America, Cleve’s mandate is to consolidate and solidify the Wunderman Thompson technology stack in North America, providing an end to end service to clients that enables the delivery of world class connected experiences.

With a doctorate in computer science and a marketing diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Cleve started his career in the finance sector, designing and deploying technology platforms for investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays and Credit Suisse.

In 2006, he joined Cognifide as its first Chief Technology Officer. He built a market leading engineering and product team with a technology vision that established the startup as a leading global player in experience technology. During his tenure, Cognifide was recognised with multiple awards from technology partner, Adobe; open sourced numerous innovative projects; collaborated in several world firsts and released ground-breaking products to market.

Cleve sits on various technology councils across the WPP Group and technology vendor advisory boards. As Wunderman Thompson NA CTO he drives key executive technology decisions around strategy, innovation and product within Fortune 500 clients across North America.

He is a passionate speaker, engaging with audiences around the world on emerging topics such as platform engineering, content architecture, technology transformation, and digital experience.