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Tom Ward,

Mr. Ward is a founder and principal of Auctive, Inc.

Mr. Ward is active with consulting clients of the firm, such as Campbell Soup, Kraft Foods and Nestlé Waters as well as with start-ups and ventures including Life-Force Laboratories and Al’s Beverage.

Before joining Auctive, Mr. Ward was a founding member and Vice President of Dove Consulting Group, now part of Hitachi Consulting.  For many years, Mr. Ward served as the Managing Director of Dove’s B&F practice.  He worked on projects in 42 countries, with clients including Anheuser-Busch, Bass, Cadbury Schweppes, Molson Breweries, PepsiCo, Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, and Quaker Oats.

Mr. Ward was one of the founders of the Pepsi-Cola International Management Institute (PCIMI), which developed industry-specific management software and systems for soft drink bottlers, distributors, brewers and other international beverage companies.  He was also active in the development of a similar corporate education initiative for Cadbury Schweppes, the Cadbury Value Network.

Mr. Ward started his career at another Boston-based consulting firm, Harbridge House, Inc., where he worked from 1976 to 1981.  There he was a member of the policy consulting group and worked primarily for the U.S. government on the disposition and management of public lands, minerals and water resources.

Mr. Ward received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College in 1975 and a master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences in 1976.