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Morrie Sandler

morrie sandler

Senior Consultant
CMG Consulting LLC
New York, NY
Phone: 888-445-5486

Mr. Morrie Sandler is a successful entrepreneur, strategist, strong builder and leader of companies with 30 years of experience in venture capital, merchant banking and financial services.

Expertise – General Management, Strategic Planning, Business Cases, Project Financing, Project Management, Renewable Energy Projects, Telecom Markets, and International Markets.

CMG Frameworks – Strategy and Scenario Planning, Go-To-Market Planning, Business Optimization and Transformation, Distributed Energy and Microgrid Planning, and Virtual Power Plan Planning.

Mr. Sandler is known for recruiting and developing exceptional management teams and directing startup operations worldwide.  Mr. Sandler built Global Telesystems over a six year period into a publicly traded company with a market capitalization exceeding $2 billion; raised and invested approximately $275 million in equity for 42 companies which provided a total return over 300% to investors.

Mr. Sandler founded and directed several private equity energy and telecommunications ventures focused on Green Energy: Geothermal, and Biomass. Mr. Sandler was interim Chairman of EnergyGrid Networks, Inc., a Smart Grid Utility Services Company and was a former Board Member of Power Grid Communications, Inc., an unregulated investment of First Energy Corporation.

Mr. Sandler was also Chairman of a Geothermal Energy Producer with acquired prospects to produce 2,500 Megawatts of Geothermal Power and his latest renewable energy effort was the development of a $320M waste to energy project in Guatemala partnered with Duke Energy Corp.

Morrie is a graduate of Cornell University where he was President of the Student Union and member of the Quill and Dagger Society; received an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago, and has been a speaker on entrepreneurism at a number of University of Chicago Seminars. He is an avid sailor. Born and raised in Chicago, he makes his home in New York City and Connecticut.




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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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