InnerWorkings Names CIO and VP of Procurement
Monday, June 25, 2007
Press release from the issuing company
Chicago, IL, June 24, 2007 – InnerWorkings, Inc., a leading provider of print procurement solutions to corporate clients in the United States, is pleased to announce two key additions to its management team. Brian Secord has joined the company as Chief Information Officer, and Brian Carlson has been named Vice President of Procurement.
Mr. Secord has spent more than 20 years leading information technology initiatives and organizations in a variety of industry sectors. Most recently, he was Director of Business Systems Delivery at The Nielsen Company where he led multiple large strategic application development initiatives in support of Fortune 500 clients. Previously, Mr. Secord was a
consultant at Accenture where he served in strategy, application development, technical operations and business process reengineering roles.
Mr. Secord holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University.
Mr. Carlson has spent more than 10 years addressing operational effectiveness and efficiency and will be responsible for managing the company’s sourcing efforts and supply chain management. Most recently, he served as Senior Manager in charge of A.T. Kearney’s Print Category Solutions group where he helped clients across North America review their
print spend and implement process improvements and cost savings measures. Previously, Mr. Carlson worked at Emerson Electric Co., Diamond Management & Technology Consultants and Accenture in various process reengineering, operational improvement and technology enablement roles.
Mr. Carlson holds an MBA from Washington University’s Olin School of Business and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.
“The addition of these two talented and experienced professionals reflects our commitment to investing in our long-term capabilities and growth,” said Eric D. Belcher, Chief Operating Officer of InnerWorkings.