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WGI Welcomes Nicholas Evans as VP, Chief Innovation Officer
We are proud to announce that Nicholas D. Evans has joined WGI as VP, Chief Innovation Officer reporting directly to President, Gregory Sauter.
Nick is an award-winning author, digital disruptor, emerging technology implementor, thought leader, and sought-after speaker, one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants and ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders, and a 25-year veteran of helping companies – across a unique blend of industries.
“Nick’s truly impressive range of experience not only fulfilled the requirements we set for this position, but blew them away. His skill set, his consulting work for highly recognizable companies, his awards and certifications, his ten published books, his public-speaking expertise, and intense commitment to the application of emerging and disruptive technology, will be an integral part of WGI’s long-term strategy to accelerate our digitization – and support our commitment to inventive solutions for our clients.” – Greg Sauter
“Nick will oversee strategic innovation and promote innovation across our enterprise. He and Greg will collaboratively introduce group and companywide tools and processes that bolster creative thinking, enhance automation, and ultimately create growth.” – CEO, David Wantman
Nick will chair the firm’s Innovation Council and drive forward the WGI Innovation Strategy, partnering with all divisions to advance intelligent automation and innovation best suited to each, expand the company’s partner ecosystem and establish new key partnerships, and monitor, enhance, and support tech investments and advancement.
“It’s an honor and privilege to be a new member of the WGI family. The firm has a proud history of innovation over the past 50 years and is experiencing rapid growth in one of the largest industries undergoing digital transformation. There’s an amazing opportunity to help foster innovation across WGI, and to assist clients and the communities they serve with their own transformations towards smarter cities that incorporate sustainability, resiliency, and adaptability for purpose-driven as well as results-driven outcomes.” – Nicholas D. Evans
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