Business 100 – 2017

Tamara McCleary/Thulium

Tamara McCleary is the CEO of Thulium, a marketing and digital consulting agency specializing in social media, brand amplification, influencer marketing, and account-based marketing.

As an internationally recognized expert in new technologies, branding, storytelling, and social influence, Tamara is the world’s leading female technology influencer, at or near the top of every digital and social media ranking in key technology disciplines ranging from AI to robotics, big data to digital transformation, blockchain to augmented reality. Last year, B2B Marketing named her the Most Influential Woman in Martech.

An in-demand international speaker, delivering over 20 big stage keynotes per year for organizations such as SAP, IBM, and Gartner, Tamara is also a unique advisor and consultant to a variety of leading global technology companies, such as Verizon, IBM, Mercer, SAP, Dell EMC, Huawei, and Ericsson. Her reputation for creating powerful digital brand recognition is unparalleled.

Tamara is fourth-generation Irish American. Her mother, Bonnie McCracken, is descended from the McCracken and Kennedy families who arrived in the United States in the early 1800s.