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Tim BranhamNew Senior Vice President, Chief Technology OfficerAutoWeb - 12/31/1969

New Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, AutoWebPartner, Perficient, IncBranham brings more than 25 years of experience in technology infrastructure and strategy to AutoWeb. Most recently, he served as a partner at Perficient, Inc. (PRFT), a leading digital transformation consulting firm.

Since  August 2018, Branham has been working closely with AutoWeb’s senior team as a consultant to evaluate all critical systems, processes and support functions across the IT infrastructure.
Prior to Perficient, Branham served as chief information officer for Fujitsu Americas, a global information and communications technology company, where he was responsible for overseeing the IT strategy and operations of its North American division.

While at Fujitsu, he was pivotal in reducing operating expenses across the entire IT department through contract renegotiations, moving 75% of application server workloads to the cloud, reorganizing support staff and outsourcing non-essential infrastructure operations.

Tim is a decorated U.S. Army veteran, having begun his career in the Infantry as a Ranger.

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Karen WeigertKeynote SpeakerHTUF - 12/31/1969

Karen Weigert, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago, will keynote the HTUF 2013 National Meeting. Karen Weigert was appointed Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Chicago in 2011. In this position, Weigert works to guide the City’s sustainability strategy and implementation, bringing innovative, practical solutions throughout the work of the City. Weigert is a producer and writer for the documentary film Carbon Nation, which is focused on solutions to climate change.

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Gayle PrattRetired Director of Global FleetEcolab, Inc. - 12/31/1969

Gayle Pratt , Director of Global Fleet for Ecolab, Inc. since 2004, has retired. She began her fleet career in 1978 and has held management positions with Onan Corp., LabCorp, the State of Michigan, and Ecolab. Active in NAFA, she was president from 2007 to 2009. Succeeding her at Ecolab is Andy Coulter, Director of Indirect Procurement and Global Fleet.