Chief Marketing Officer and Strategy Officer
Forrester's Marketing Leadership Forum 2012
Tim Suther is Acxiom's Chief Marketing Officer and Strategy Officer. Tim joined Acxiom in 2005 and is responsible for the company's global product marketing, strategy, and business development activities. Previously, he led the company's worldwide digital, agency, and multichannel marketing services business. He has more than 28 years of experience driving transformational results at the intersection of data, marketing, and technology.
Prior to joining Acxiom, Tim served for three years at Metavante, a leading provider of banking and payment technology solutions, most recently as senior vice president and general manager of its Response Data subsidiary, a provider of consumer funds transfer services. For the preceding five years, he was president of Protagona Worldwide, a then publicly traded global provider of enterprise marketing software. Earlier, he held various leadership positions at Unisys, a global information services provider. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for Loyalty 360 and the North American Advisory Board for the CMO Council. He is also a former member of the executive board of directors for the Sam M. Walton College of Business Center for Retailing Excellence at the University of Arkansas, and he is the former co-chair of the DMA’s iDirect Leadership Committee.
A critically acclaimed speaker and author, Tim regularly presents on breakthrough performance at leading global events, including Forrester Research Forums, Wharton Marketing Conference, World Financial Symposium, CMO Leadership Forum, ad:tech, Direct Marketing Association, and the Australian Direct Marketing Association. He has been published in Reinventing Interactive and Direct Marketing, numerous white papers, and CMO.com, Knowledge@Wharton, 1to1, eMarketing & Commerce, DM News, and Direct Magazine.
Tim holds a degree in finance and marketing from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa.