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Is the automotive industry really prepared to be connected?

Is the Automotive Industry really prepared to be connected? Gregg Garrett of CGS Advisors addressed that question on an Automotive World webinar, ahead of their upcoming Automotive Megatrends Conference (http://automotivemegatrendsusa.com/).

“While most people think of vehicle technology like Autonomous Vehicles, Infotainment, V2V/V2I and Telematics — the disruption that connected technology creates is broader than just these upcoming technologies,” said Garrett. “This is the next technological discontinuity, an opportunity for Automakers and Suppliers to establish a new connection with their customers.”

To listen to the webinar, and download a copy of the presentation, visit:http://www.automotiveworld.com/events/webinar-automotive-industry-really-prepared-connected/

Garrett is CEO and Managing Director of CGS Advisors, a boutique strategy and innovation advisory firm based in Metro Detroit. He was previously the chief strategy officer for IT & Innovation at Volkswagen Group of America; a senior vice president for T-Systems North America (Deutsche Telekom’s business division); and, leader of consulting group for gedas USA, during which he helped launch the Enterprise Architecture Interest Group, a cross industry consortium focused on advancing the practice of EA. Garrett received his BS in systems engineering from Oakland University in 1997, and in 2004, earned an MBA in integrative management from Michigan State.