Gay Warren Gaddis
President and Founder
T3 (The Think Tank)
Gay Warren Gaddis is the founder and president of T3 (The Think Tank) and has been since its inception in 1989. Her entrepreneurial vision for the innovative firm, outstanding achievement in all her business endeavors, and the extraordinary dedication to making the community a better place are a dynamic combination.
Her career began when she joined the Richards Group. She was the director of public relations for Baylor University Medical Center, then the marketing director for a national management consulting firm in Atlanta. Finally Gaddis joined the William Lacy Company in Austin. Later, the firm was renamed Fellers and Gaddis, and she became a full partner in 1986. In 1989, she opened Warren/Martino. She changed the name of the agency to T3 in 1994 to accurately reflect The Think Tank business philosophy. During her career, she has led marketing and advertising efforts for countless clients, including Dell Computer Corporation, Blockbuster Video, the Texas Railroad Commission, Taco Cabana, Hyatt Hotels and Shiner Beer. She has executed initiatives for healthcare clients in every major Texas market that have collectively improved healthcare clients for the state.
Today, Gaddis heads all new business efforts, oversees T3's finances, and mentors the staff. She was born in Liberty, Texas. She parents three children with her husband, Lee.
Gay Warren Gaddis answers these questions:
1. What was your first job in technology?
2. Who has been your most significant mentor? Why?
3. What has been your greatest challenge and what strategies
did you use to overcome obstacles?
4. Who has been the most influential person in your life?
5. What lessons have you learned that would be valuable to
women beginning their careers in technology?
6. What new technology do you believe will have the most positive
impact on the world in the next 20 years? The most negative impact?
On the lighter side:
1. If you could have dinner with any 2 people (living or not),
who would they be?
2. What was the last book you read? What books do you love to recommend?
3. If you couldn't do what you are doing now, what profession would you choose?
4. What is your definition of success?
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