Principals

Tom Wessling

Strong leader and builder of teams for successive successful companies. Currently EVP at Performance Plus Marketing.  Has also been successful as Senior Advisor to the CEO of Social Vest, Sr.VP for Pacific and SE Asia region of Carlson Marketing Worldwide, and his own consulting firm.

Martha Rogers, Ph.D.

Martha Rogers, Ph.D. - Best-selling and award-winning business author and founding partner of Peppers & Rogers Group. Adjunct Professor Duke Univ. With Don Peppers, she has co-authored a legacy of international business best-sellers that have collectively sold over a million copies in 18 languages and has spoken to boardrooms and audiences on six continents

Christian Neckerman

Founded Cogent Consulting in 2005 to provide senior executives with robust, objective foundation for strategic decisions for profitable growth.  Has  worked with senior executives of top 20 pharmaceutical companies as well as innovative players in the pharma/biotech space for over 20 years. Formerly with Peppers & Rogers Group.

Deanna Lawrence

Global strategist specializing in Start-ups, Global Trends, Entrepreneurship, Collaborative Business Strategy, Mobile, and real-time connections. Start-up portfolio includes Metwit and FridgeNality., along with Fortune 500 experience. Holds patent in Network Communication filtering, Data Collection and Marketing Platform.

John Johnson

Senior Loyalty, CRM and Omnichannel Executive. Founded John Johnson & Partners in 2013 with focus on Retail targeted marketing. Experience includes American Eagle Outfitters, US Cellular, and others. Formerly DVP Sears, Partner in Teradata’s CRM Practice, and a Senior Manager at Accenture. John has two patents pending. 

Alain Oberrotman

Has served on more than 15 Boards of Directors for firms ranging in size from start-up to $1+ billion in sales both public and private; Formerly Firm Controller for McKinsey & Co. and in-house restructuring of portfolio companies, Principal for private equity firms Hambro International Equity Partners (growth capital) and Odyssey Partners, L.P. (hedge fund).

Valerie Peck

Co-founder of a multifaceted visualization methodology and tool set called Suitecx, also leads East Bay Consulting. Provides expertise on Segment driven marketing, Demand Generation, Customer Experience Management, CRM and Marketing Automation Solutions for both B2B/B2C as well as tactical retention, acquisition and loyalty programs. Formerly with Peppers & Rogers Group