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February 12, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Category: Seminar
Location: State Hall #224 | Map
5143 Cass
Detroit, MI 48202
Cost: Free
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Community, Current Graduate Students, Current Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Parents, Prospective Students, Staff

Competing in the Connecting World: The Future of Your Disrupted Industry is Already Here


*** THE FIRST 50 ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY SIGNED COPY OF COMPETING IN THE CONNECTING WORLD ***

Abstract:

The world is connecting, and it changes everything that you thought you knew. New potential Business Models are being introduced into the environment. The basis for how companies will compete is changing. There will be a race to acquire the necessary capabilities to stay ahead of the competition. Firms will react at heterogeneous speeds and industries will be disrupted. The race has already begun...are you in it?

 Bio:

Greggory R. Garrett is the CEO and Managing Director of CGS Advisors, a boutique strategic transformation and innovation advisory firm that works with senior leaders at public companies and select private organizations. He is a dynamic and experienced international keynote speaker, an adjunct professor of business and engineering, and recently authored a best-selling business leadership book, Competing in the Connecting World.

Prior to launching CGS Advisors, Gregg was the Chief Strategy Officer for IT & Innovation at Volkswagen Group of America. Before his time with VW, Gregg led corporate strategy & marketing for a division of Deutsche Telekom and was part of Ernst & Young’s Management Consulting practice. He is a visionary leader who prides himself in recognizing common sense solutions for complex problems and supports “Corporate Bravery” by motivating teams to reach well beyond the typical boundaries to achieve greatness.


For more information about this event, please contact LaNita Stewart at 313-577-2478 or LStewart@wayne.edu.