Susan Clare is a Portland, OR based strategist, intrepid social researcher and creative thinker/tinkerer. At the foundation of her work, she enjoys spending a quarter of the year exploring International markets to understand the competitive landscape and opportunity; converging her insights to other areas of business for multi-national corporations.

Susan currently consults with brands like T-Mobile and Naked Juice. Areas of focus include consumer ethnographic and segmentation studies and analysis of emerging trends. She has worked in brand management at adidas and cut her teeth in

advertising with The North Face, Sims Snowboards, Medtronic and Olin Skis. In addition to her consultancy, she recently founded Longshot Apparel, a ready-to-wear shirt line devoted to tall, fit men. Longshot Apparel shirts are made exclusively in the U.S.A. and can be purchased at http://www.longshotapparel.com.