Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Stoddart was Global President of Leo Burnett Worldwide and served as the chief executive officer of one of the world's largest and most awarded global advertising agencies. Before that he ran Leo Burnett North America for 11 years as Chief Executive Officer and President. In these roles, Mr. Stoddart oversaw a period of significant growth as the agency expanded relationships with existing clients, added new clients and top industry talent. He was also responsible for developing and integrating the agency's shopper, digital, and mobile technology capabilities to deliver seamless cross-platform solutions for clients. Mr. Stoddart began his career in 1985 at Leo Burnett and has also served in managerial positions at Fallon, headquartered in Minneapolis, as well as the Ford Motor Company. Mr. Stoddart served as the chairman of the American Advertising Federation from 2013-2015, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Hasbro Corporation since 2014
Rob has led the Business Technology group since 2013. He ensures that we create, maintain and publish the technology that gives us valuable insights into the global marketing supply chain – and helps us make smart data-driven decisions for our clients. Rob previously led sales, operations and forecasting groups for InnerWorkings, and prior to joining InnerWorkings in 2009, honed his experience in such diverse industries as aerospace, building materials and electronics. He earned his BS in industrial engineering from Purdue, and he also holds an MBA from Chicago Booth.
Chip ensures that InnerWorkings deploys our shareholders’ capital responsibly, efficiently, and equitably. In addition to managing all of the company’s financial functions since his recent appointment as Interim CFO, Chip has been SVP of Corporate Development and Strategic Initiatives since 2014, with an operational mandate to improve core business processes and profitability. From 2007 to 2013, Chip led the company’s global M&A efforts, helping broaden InnerWorkings’ geographic platform, vertical market expertise, and service offering through dozens of acquisitions around the world. Before joining InnerWorkings, he worked in investment banking and venture capital. Chip graduated with an AB from Duke University and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Oliver has more than 10 years of experience working in marketing execution, managed services, and outsourcing across the globe. Oliver’s focus is to work closely with new and existing clients to design custom solutions to fit their needs using our people, best-in-class processes, and proprietary technology. Oliver oversees the Sourcing, Implementation, Training, and Supplier Relations groups globally that focus on successful transitions and on client growth.
Oliver joined InnerWorkings in September 2011 and is based out of the Chicago office. Oliver received an honors degree from Kings College London.
Mike manages our business in North America, ensuring that our clients realize the full benefits of the InnerWorkings suite of services. He joined the company in 2005 and has progressed through roles in production, account management, implementation, and operations management, giving him a unique and well-rounded perspective on our business and a deep understanding of the challenges our clients face. He most recently was the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations, overseeing a large portion of the North American business. Prior to joining InnerWorkings, Mike spent several years in outsourced print management, focused on retail and quick service restaurant environments. He is a 20-year veteran of the Army Reserves, retiring a First Sergeant, and has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from DePaul University.
Ron was appointed Head of Operations Excellence for InnerWorkings in October 2018 with a mandate to accelerate operational improvements across the business. During the prior six years, Ron has served on InnerWorkings’ executive team and worn multiple hats, including General Counsel for the past six years and Chief Human Resources Officer for the past two years. In all these roles, Ron has partnered with cross-functional teams to plan for and execute key business process and performance improvement initiatives. Ron’s prior experience includes 14 years serving in senior legal executive roles for B2B services companies in the print, consulting, and advertising industries, where Ron led projects ranging from M&A integrations to outsourcing of non-core functions and processes. Previously, Ron served as a partner at the global law firm Kirkland & Ellis. Ron holds an MBA from University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a Juris Doctor from University of Illinois College of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.