Our leadership team is comprised of successful business veterans who have all served as CROs over the decades and each one brings a wealth of experience to the RoundTable Members.
Founder and Managing Director
Carl is the founder and Managing Director of C.R.O. Success LLC. Carl’s career began in Detroit selling computer-based design and production automation systems to the American-headquartered auto companies for Digital Equipment Corporation. Next were decades of senior executive roles (CEO, President, COO, EVP and CRO) in global, growth organizations. He has conducted business in 14 countries outside North America, serves on multiple boards and chairs the CRO Executive RoundTable. He holds both an industrial engineering degree and MBA from the University of Michigan.
Thomas is Managing Director of Chicago operations and chairs CRO RoundTable Chicago. Thomas brings over three decades of Sales, Operations, Executive Management and Ownership to CRO RoundTable. He has conducted business in more than 15 countries outside of North America with experience at Fortune 100, franchises, startups, emerging business and mid-size businesses that ranged from manufacturing to retail to services to high tech. Thomas serves on multiple boards, both commercial and not-for-profit. He holds a B.S. from the University of Minnesota.
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