Gilman Anderson has more than 30 years of cross-industry experience in technology and SaaS with a track record of increasing stakeholder value through strategic thinking, strong operational leadership, and extensive information technology knowledge. Today Mr. Anderson is an active angel investor, a corporate directors and an executive advisor to both business and private equity firms.
Mr. Anderson was the CEO of The Allant Group from 2013 to 2015, a technology company focused on addressable TV advertising and database marketing and secured a sale of the company in 2015. Among his achievements, Mr. Anderson Spearheaded the funding for, and the development of a SaaS based Audience Interconnect big data product that ingested tens of millions of set-top-box TV viewer data points and enabled advertisers to more accurately target their TV advertising.
From 2008 to until his retirement in 2013 as a Senior Partner at Accenture, Mr. Anderson led significant businesses in the travel and hospitality industry, including outsourcing and consulting services contracts for Starwood Hotels.
Mr. Anderson also directed strategic R&D investments in Cloud Computing, including: Big Data, IaaS, Paas, and SaaS, and transforming these investments into a business model that delivers stakeholder value.
Mr. Anderson led the formation of key partnerships with a variety of cloud systems providers, including AT&T, BMC, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SalesForce.com, SAP, Verizon and others.
Prior to Accenture Mr. Anderson was was the CIO for GfK AG’s Custom Research Division. GfK is a $2B+ global market research company headquartered in Nuremberg, Germany.