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The Team

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Spencer Lussier

Chief Executive Officer &
Co-Founder

Spencer Lussier

Chief Executive Officer &
Co-Founder

Spencer Lussier is Co-Founder, CEO and a Board Director of GCA, the creators of networked. Taking inspiration from market leading internet companies such as Spotify and Netflix, Spencer has re-imagined how long-established disparate verticals (financial services, b2b, talent management, professional services, and more) can be reconstituted and underpinned by their respective networks. Leveraging his youth and his interests in companies evolving from inception to adoption, Spencer envisioned and architected the go-to-market strategy, product-to-market-fit and business model for networked.

Marc Hamer

President & Chief Operating Officer

Marc Hamer

President & Chief Operating Officer

Marc Hamer joined the GCA board of directors in July 2019 and leads GCAs Technology Advisory Board. He plays a critical role regarding our strategies for technology development and capital formation as well as operationalizing GCA’s digital go-to-market approach. In March 2020 Marc took on the role of President and Chief Operating Officer of the company where he has overall responsibility for all day to day operations. Marc is a seasoned global CEO, COO and CIO business transformation and integration executive. He brings to bear more than 20 years of global experience in information technology and business acumen with a focus building high performance teams, M&A integrations, business optimization and customer experience. He is recognized as a technology leader and is the recipient of numerous awards: recently celebrated for 2018 Global 100 Digital Innovation of the Year (CIO.com and IDG); 2019 HMG North America Tech Executive of the Year and more.

Sudeep Dewan

SVP & Chief Information Officer

Sudeep Dewan

SVP & Chief Information Officer

Sudeep Dewan is a Global CIO/technology leader with broad cross functional experience in Telecom, Computer Hardware & Software industries. He has held leadership roles in IT, Strategy, Finance and Marketing with domestic and extensive global experience. Prior to GCA/networkëd, his 20-year tenure with IBM included a leadership assignment in India responsible for several thousand software and infrastructure engineers as the Director of Business and IT Transformation and India CIO Location Executive. Sudeep has seeded and developed large offshore CoEs in Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Hungary, India, and Slovakia. Sudeep’s broad gauged experience is invaluable for ensuring GCA/networkëd’s rapid growth underpinned by innovative and scalable information technologies. He is also responsible for scaling and managing networkëd’s software development team & all support operations. As part of the GCA/networkëd leadership team, he is intimately involved in formulating & implementing all aspects of the company’s growth.

Grant Lussier

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board

Grant Lussier

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board

Grant Lussier is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Game Change Agency (“GCA”), the creators of networked, a new business/social networking platform. Prior to GCA/ networked, Grant was a leader in the executive search industry. He was the founding partner of Celera Search a boutique focused on recruiting senior level technology executives. Previously, he was the founding partner and country manager for Spencer Stuart in Mexico, and a member of the management leadership team responsible for managing North America. In addition, Grant has experience working as a Strategy Consultant and in Architectural modelling during his formative professional years.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Grant Lussier

Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board

P James (Jim) Brady

Vice Chairman of the Board

Spencer Lussier

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Marc Hamer

President & Chief Operating Officer

Advisory Board Members

networkëd has a diverse group of advisory board members who are CXOs, SVPs, GMs and VPs from globally respected companies. Each advisory board member brings deep skills and experience.

  • Ilieva Ageenko

    Former, Managing Director & National Practice Leader Model Risk Management, Grant Thornton

    luis alvarez

    Former Chief Executive Officer, Global Services, BT Group, BT Group Plc

    crystal ashby

    Former EVP, Government & Public Affairs and Strategic University Relationships BP America, Inc.

    dave berry

    Interim Chief Information and Technology Officer at NomadCIO; Former CIO Lululemon Athletica

    robin bienfait

    CEO, Emnovate

    mike borman

    Executive Chairman, CEO, Elearis

    mike brady

    Former, Chief Technology Officer AIG

    p james brady

    Former, COO and Vice Chairman Grant Thornton

  • jane scott cantus

    Managing Principal and General Counsel The ILEX Group

    alvaro celis

    VP World Wide Device Sales Microsoft

    david churbuck

    Partner Sitrick and Company

    hugh davis

    Chief Business Officer at Frontage Laboratories, Inc

    sudeep dewan

    Former IBM, Transformation & Operations Leader

    pamela drew

    EVP and President, Information Systems (former), Exelis

    ana dutra

    CEO, Mandala Global Advisors

    michael eisenwasser

    Co-Founder, CTO , Buddyboss

  • phil fasano

    Former EVP, CIO, AIG

    michael feinman

    Owner and Founder, The Feinman Group, LLC

    larry godeck

    SVP & CIO First American Financial Corporation

    phil guido

    General Manager, Global, Technology Services, Infrastructure, IBM

    marc hamer

    Senior Vice President, CIO and Chief Digital Officer

    maureen higdon

    Former, SVP Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Board Member, Chubb

    frank johnson

    Technology Sales & Marketing Executive | Chief Information Officer | Chief Digital Officer

    cheryl qinyard jones

    CEO ECIT Group LLC

  • krishtof kloeckner

    Former, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager, Technology, Innovation and Automation IBM Global Technology

    mladen kresic

    CEO K&R Negotiation Associates LLC

    eric kuisch

    CTO Vodafone Germany

    steve loher

    VP, Chief Security, Regulatory and Risk Officer, Global Technology Services IBM

    lorenzo lazo margain

    CEO, LL & MM Consultores and General Director, Alemán Velasco y Asociados S.C.

    dana morris

    VP Product Management, Platforms, Microstrategy

    oscar osorio

    Partner, National Tax Innovation And Strategy Leader Grant Thornton

    cary pappas

    President & CEO FedEX Forward Depots

  • colin parris

    VP Software & Analytics Research, Corporate Officer General Electric

    diana peninger

    President and CEO, Synata Bio

    alana percival

    CEO and Board Chair Women Who Code

    joao perez

    Senior Vice President Oracle

    adom de sola pool

    CEO, Environmental Investment Partners, former

    rebeca quintanilla

    Head of Business Development,SignKeys

    michael radziemski

    Partner Fortium Partners

    rob ramrath

    Vice President, CIO (retired) Bose Corporation

  • saul reibstein

    CFO Penn National Gaming and Hollywood Casinos

    diana reid

    Former Executive Vice President The PNC Financial Services Group

    andres rozental

    President, Founder Rozental & Asociados

    coraig sanley

    Former, National Managing Principal, Financial Services Leader Grant Thornton

    connie santil

    Vice President Enterprise & Emerging Markets GAP

    rich sawchak

    CFO Novetta

    douglas schmidt

    Former, CIO, Dentsu Aegis Network CEO and Founder, Metaprise

    albert schneider

    Former, VP, Global Client Innovation Centers, IBM

  • aaron shipp

    Founder & CEO Y-Apply, Inc

    mark silver

    Enterprise IT Leadership Partner Gartner

    shaunda snell

    Corporate Treasurer TI Automotive

    andras szakal

    VP and CTO IBM U.S. Federal IBM

    paula tolliver

    Fomer CIO, Intel Independent Consultant

    erik viens

    Fomer CIO, Univar Independent Consultant

    scott voss

    Managing Director HarbourVest Partners

    thuy vu

    Co-Founder & President Global Mentor Network

  • kathleen weslock

    CHRO Livent

    carl wilson

    Former CIO, Marriott International Principal, CW & Associates

    susan youngblood

    Global Head of HR, Technology BNY Mellon

  • Ilieva Ageenko

    Former, Managing Director & National Practice Leader Model Risk Management, Grant Thornton

    luis alvarez

    Former Chief Executive Officer, Global Services, BT Group, BT Group Plc

    crystal ashby

    Former EVP, Government & Public Affairs and Strategic University Relationships BP America, Inc.

    dave berry

    Interim Chief Information and Technology Officer at NomadCIO; Former CIO Lululemon Athletica

  • robin bienfait

    CEO, Emnovate

    mike borman

    Executive Chairman, CEO, Elearis

    mike brady

    Former, Chief Technology Officer AIG

    p james brady

    Former, COO and Vice Chairman Grant Thornton

  • jane scott cantus

    Managing Principal and General Counsel The ILEX Group

    alvaro celis

    VP World Wide Device Sales Microsoft

    david churbuck

    Partner Sitrick and Company

    hugh davis

    Chief Business Officer at Frontage Laboratories, Inc

  • sudeep dewan

    Former IBM, Transformation & Operations Leader

    pamela drew

    EVP and President, Information Systems (former), Exelis

    ana dutra

    CEO, Mandala Global Advisors

    michael eisenwasser

    Co-Founder, CTO , Buddyboss

  • phil fasano

    Former EVP, CIO, AIG

    michael feinman

    Owner and Founder, The Feinman Group, LLC

    larry godeck

    SVP & CIO First American Financial Corporation

    phil guido

    General Manager, Global, Technology Services, Infrastructure, IBM

  • marc hamer

    Senior Vice President, CIO and Chief Digital Officer

    maureen higdon

    Former, SVP Managing Director, UK and Ireland, Board Member, Chubb

    frank johnson

    Technology Sales & Marketing Executive | Chief Information Officer | Chief Digital Officer

    cheryl qinyard jones

    CEO ECIT Group LLC

  • krishtof kloeckner

    Former, Chief Technology Officer, General Manager, Technology, Innovation and Automation IBM Global Technology

    mladen kresic

    CEO K&R Negotiation Associates LLC

    eric kuisch

    CTO Vodafone Germany

    steve loher

    VP, Chief Security, Regulatory and Risk Officer, Global Technology Services IBM

  • lorenzo lazo margain

    CEO, LL & MM Consultores and General Director, Alemán Velasco y Asociados S.C.

    dana morris

    VP Product Management, Platforms, Microstrategy

    oscar osorio

    Partner, National Tax Innovation And Strategy Leader Grant Thornton

    cary pappas

    President & CEO FedEX Forward Depots

  • colin parris

    VP Software & Analytics Research, Corporate Officer General Electric

    diana peninger

    President and CEO, Synata Bio

    alana percival

    CEO and Board Chair Women Who Code

    joao perez

    Senior Vice President Oracle

  • adom de sola pool

    CEO, Environmental Investment Partners, former

    rebeca quintanilla

    Head of Business Development,SignKeys

    michael radziemski

    Partner Fortium Partners

    rob ramrath

    Vice President, CIO (retired) Bose Corporation

  • saul reibstein

    CFO Penn National Gaming and Hollywood Casinos

    diana reid

    Former Executive Vice President The PNC Financial Services Group

    andres rozental

    President, Founder Rozental & Asociados

    coraig sanley

    Former, National Managing Principal, Financial Services Leader Grant Thornton

  • connie santil

    Vice President Enterprise & Emerging Markets GAP

    rich sawchak

    CFO Novetta

    douglas schmidt

    Former, CIO, Dentsu Aegis Network CEO and Founder, Metaprise

    albert schneider

    Former, VP, Global Client Innovation Centers, IBM

  • aaron shipp

    Founder & CEO Y-Apply, Inc

    mark silver

    Enterprise IT Leadership Partner Gartner

    shaunda snell

    Corporate Treasurer TI Automotive

    andras szakal

    VP and CTO IBM U.S. Federal IBM

  • aaron shipp

    Founder & CEO Y-Apply, Inc

    mark silver

    Enterprise IT Leadership Partner Gartner

    shaunda snell

    Corporate Treasurer TI Automotive

    andras szakal

    VP and CTO IBM U.S. Federal IBM

  • kathleen weslock

    CHRO Livent

    carl wilson

    Former CIO, Marriott International Principal, CW & Associates

    susan youngblood

    Global Head of HR, Technology BNY Mellon

Software Development and Support Team

The Software Development Team consists of engineers dedicated to infrastructure management, security, analytics, web development and mobile app development. The Client Success Team is dedicated to supporting clients initial and long-term success.