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Gregory A. Garrett

HEAD OF U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CYBERSECURITY, BDO, HEAD OF U.S. & INTERNATIONAL CYBERSECURITY, BDO, MCLEAN

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Gregory Garrett is the Head of U.S. and International Cybersecurity Advisory Services for BDO supporting over 2,500 Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity professionals in 31 countries on six continents. With more than 30 years of experience, Gregg is a recognized IT and cybersecurity expert, having managed more than $40 billion of complex, high-tech programs for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies worldwide. He is a respected international IT business consultant, acclaimed expert witness, and best-selling author of 23 published books including his newest book “Cybersecurity in the Digital Age”.

Mr. Garrett is also a highly decorated former U.S. Air Force Military Officer. Gregg is the recipient of numerous national and international business awards for his writing, teaching, consulting, and leadership.

An expert in strategic IT and cybersecurity business planning, Gregg has significant experience developing and implementing cyber risk management programs designed to increase data security/privacy and manage cost, risk, and compliance. He has significant experience with agile software development, cloud migration, data analytics, supply chain management, and systems engineering. Gregg is also highly skilled consultant with respect to aerospace, defence, financial institutions, telecommunications, satellite communications, government contract compliance and management.

Prior to joining BDO, Gregg served as Corporate Vice President of Information Technology and President and General Manager of Cybersecurity for the UIC Corporation. Previously, he served as a Partner and Head of Cybersecurity for Blue Canopy Group LLC. In addition, Gregg has also served as Chief Information Officer (CIO), Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) with Lucent Technologies.