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CEO and founder of CGS Advisors to serve as speaker at Midwest Technology Leaders event on April 21

Gathering of the Midwest region’s top information executives to be held at The Henry, Dearborn

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

Bloomfield Twp., Mich. — April 18, 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 a speaker at the Midwest Technology Leaders (MTL) event on Thursday, April 21 in Dearborn, Mich. The event is the only Midwest-based IT executive symposium combining influential, exclusive audience and access to distinguished speakers, while supporting the advancement of information technology in the region. Specifically, this 12th annual event will address the critical issues impacting the local and regional IT industry.

Garrett will deliver two TED-style talks around the topics of connected, innovation and disruption titled “Connected Disruption: Understanding the trend before it is too late” and “Bravery and other ingredients for successful corporate innovation.”

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 Midwest Technology Leaders event, 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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