Business 100 – 2016

Tamara McCleary/Thulium

Tamara McCleary is the CEO of Thulium, a brand strategy and social influence agency. She is ranked by Klear in the Top one percent of global social media influencers and is also listed by Onalytica as a 2016 Top 15 Social Media Marketing Influencer, a Top 50 Big Data & Digital Transformation  Influencer, a Top 25 Artificial Intelligence and Top 100 Internet of Things Influencer in 2015 & 2016. Tamara is an IBM Futurist and ranked by LeadTail as the fourth most mentioned and retweeted person on Twitter by Chief Marketing Officers in 2016.

An in-demand international speaker, Tamara  presents keynotes and workshops on the topics of branding, social influence, women’s empowerment, marketing to millennials and women, women’s leadership, diversity, social economics, digital disruption and the innovation economy. She is the creator of the trademarked RelationShift branding method.

Tamara is fourth-generation Irish American, with her mother, Bonnie McCracken, being  descended from the McCracken and Kennedy families who arrived in the United States in the early 1800s.