Cleve Gibbon

content management, content modelling, digital ecosystems, technology evangelist.



At Omnicom, Cleve drives technology strategy and digital transformation across the group to deliver world-class, end-to-end connected experiences for its Fortune 500 clients.

With a passion for designing business platforms that scale human interactions, Cleve looks at creative ways to deliver technology that is both useful and useable. He previously served as Cognifide’s first Chief Technology Officer, where he built market-leading engineering and product teams that established the startup as a leading global player in experience technology. Cleve moved to the US as CTO for Wunderman Thompson to drive greater change across the WPP Group. Prior to Cognifide, Cleve held multiple leadership roles in the finance sector, designing and deploying technology platforms for investment banks such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, and Credit Suisse. He holds a doctorate in computer science and diplomas in Marketing and AI for Business from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the University of Oxford respectively.

Cleve is a passionate speaker, leading topics on emerging technology such as platform engineering, content architecture, creative technology, digital transformation, and customer experience.

Cleve lives in Seattle with his wife and is an avid runner and dabbles in skiing.



  • PhD in Object-Oriented Design Heuristics from the University Of Nottingham(1997)
  • First Class Degree with Honours in Computer Science from the University of Nottingham (1993)



  • Full Resume
  • I regularly write articles for magazines, online publications, as well as speaking at events that include conferences, seminars, and universities.

About Cleve Gibbon

I'm a technologist passionate about enabling consumers, employees, and clients do more with less, whilst having fun at the same time.

My sort of up-to-date cv tells you my past, linked in shows you my professional network and on twitter you can find out what I'm currently doing.