Richard Cline is Grant Thornton’s Managing Director of Innovation Go-to-Market. He brings 35 years of management, technology consulting, design and delivery experience focused on advanced analytics, cloud-based solutions, digital transformation, internet-of-things, and systems implementation. Richard joined Grant Thornton to stand up the firm’s data analytics practice, after spending 13 years at IBM, where he led the North America Oracle and Analytics Solutions practices. Previously, he was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s Management Consulting Services group and Arthur Andersen Consulting. Richard’s experience spans programs that optimize and monetize a wide variety of digital and physical assets using advanced analytics and cognitive capabilities. Areas of expertise include global design and deployment of analytics insight platform’s, banking risk and compliance solutions, regulatory reporting and predictive analytic solutions, and strategy and optimization work in operations, customer experience, and digital engagement, across a variety of industries.