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Founder of CGS Advisors to serve as judge at 8th Annual Global Automotive & Mobility Innovation Challenge

March 10 event hosted by SAE, MIT Alliance and NextEnergy

Media Contact: Sara Govan, CGS Advisors, 248.877.9200, Sara.Govan@cgsadvisors.com

Bloomfield Twp., Mich. — March 8, 2016 — Greggory Garrett, founder and CEO of CGS Advisors, a boutique strategy and innovation firm that assists corporate leaders in being brave and readying clients for the connected world, institutionalizing innovation and general growth strategy realization will serve as judge at the 8th Annual Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge on Thursday, March 10 in Detroit. The event aims to bring a day of networking, innovation and knowledge and allows attendees the opportunity to watch the Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge participants compete for a chance to move onto the finals.

The participants will compete in four categories: Vehicle electrification, V2x and advanced mobility; Advanced materials, sensors, and manufacturing processes; Infotainment, auto consumer and value chain/business model; New high value and disruptive technology innovations. Garrett will be one of ten judges addressing 13 entrants in the four categories.

As the founder and CEO of CGS Advisors, Garrett pushes the limits of corporate cultures by developing and implementing unique strategies that capitalize on technology oriented disruptions to industries and markets. Prior to founding CGS Advisors, Garrett was the Chief Strategy Officer for IT & Innovation at Volkswagen Group of America where he developed and led the corporation’s strategy for how to apply IT; developed and managed innovation programs focused on “the connected world”; and managed a set of support functions including market research, business planning and a corporate venture capital program. Garrett holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University’s Broad School for Executive Management and a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from Oakland University.

To learn more about the 8th Annual Global Automotive and Mobility Innovation Challenge, click here.

About CGS Advisors

Corporate Growth Strategy (CGS) Advisors is a boutique strategic transformation advisory and consulting firm. We recognize how emerging connected technologies are transforming industries and society. We assist our client’s leaders to bravely embrace necessary enterprise transformation to better compete in this connected world. Learn more at www.CGSAdvisors.com.

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