Mr. Gottdiener joined D&B in 2002 as Leader, Strategy & Business Development. In this role, he leveraged his broad experience in consulting and transforming businesses to successfully lead D&B's strategic planning process as well as several acquisitions and divestitures. During his brief departure from D&B in 2006, Mr. Gottdiener was a vice president with Unisys Corporation responsible for corporate strategy, development and revenue for the company's high-growth solution areas -- Outsourcing, Security, Microsoft, Open Source and Real Time Infrastructure. He joined D&B in 2002 from Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (CGE&Y), where he held corporate strategy and development responsibilities. Prior to that, he held leadership positions at Stockback, Ernst & Young LLP, CSC Index, and the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Gottdiener earned a bachelor's degree from Grinnell College in Iowa and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.