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Chris Germann

Senior Consultant
Leader of Digital Services
CMG Consulting LLC

Austin, TX
Tel: 888-445-5486
Mobile: 512.431.7372

Expertise — Digital Strategy, Subscription Business Models, Customer service engagement and customer success operating models, CIO role advisory and IT management.

CMG Frameworks – Strategy and Scenario Planning, Go-To-Market Planning, and Business Optimization and Transformation.

Prior to CMG, Mr. Germann was recruited to IT consulting firm Gartner, Inc., where he led IT Asset Management research for 5 years, before finding a home in the Gartner Executive Programs CIO advisory membership program for 13 years. Within the Gartner CIO program, Mr. Germann developed relationships and advised enterprise CIOs from all industries. He was promoted to VP Service Delivery (Customer Success) where he built an organization of 24 executive partners and delivered services to over 500 CIO members, and grew double-digit contract value YOY for nine consecutive years. He followed the operational role with 1 year as Executive Partner in the exclusive global CIO membership community Research Board, a business unit of Gartner. Building on his experience with CIOs in the Executive Programs, Mr. Germann attained 100% retention of 30 global CIO memberships, contributing to overall revenue growth of the business unit.

Following Gartner, Chris led a sales enablement strategy at Oracle Digital, the inside sales business unit for enterprise cloud applications, by introducing peer reviews influencing and C-level executive profile training across 2,000 person sales teams at Oracle Digital. Most recently, he led an effort to build a subscription-based enterprise research service at consulting firm ISG, Stamford, CT.

Mr. Germann received his B.Sc., double major in Computer Science and International Relations from Brigham Young University in 1988. He obtained professional certifications from University Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business in Communications, Financial Management and Leading High Performance Teams, and is fluent in Spanish.

Smart Energy & Utilities Keynote and Panel Video

Smart Cities Keynote and Panel Video

Smart Buildings Keynote and Panel Video

Smart Mobility Keynote and Panel Video

Water & Wastewater Keynote and Panel Video

Smart Networks Keynote and Panel Video

Space and Smart Factories Keynote and Panel Video

Sensors & Edge Computing Keynote and Panel Video

Big Data and Software Keynote and Panel Video

New Regulations and Business Model Video

Public Safety Keynote and New Financial Tools Panel Video

TXST Research and Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame Video

Why CMG?

CMG has built a library of over 500 use cases and 20 frameworks. Each framework delivers the answers to use cases, technologies, vendors, business models, business cases, policy models, and best practices.

CMG’s Team has planned for and successfully deployed and managed over $10 billion+ of technology solutions within 5,000+ projects in the last 20 years.

CMG offers advisory services per month, 1-day workshops for each framework, 2-day workshops for each framework, and customer-defined consulting projects (e.g. virtual CEO, COO, CMO, CTO, Chief Strategy Officer, PMO, Vendor Management Office, and more).

The CMG advantage is world-class advise by former senior executives with 25 years plus of successful experience for 50% less than the Big Old Brands. CMG is Cheaper, Faster and Better!!!

CMG team has developed smart grid roadmaps for multiple utilities in the US, EU, Middle East and South America.

CMG team has developed multiple smart city roadmaps for several fast growing cities across the US and Brazil.

CMG has developed a large number of Go-To-Market and Commercialization Plans for Fortune 1000, medium and small companies.

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