Gregory Garrett

Head of U.S. and International Cybersecurity


BDO Greater Washington D.C.



Executive Summary

Gregg Garrett is the Head of International Cybersecurity for BDO supporting over 2,000 Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity professionals worldwide. With more than 30 years of experience, Gregg is a recognized information technology (IT) and cybersecurity leader, having managed more than $40 billion of complex, high-tech programs, contracts, and related consulting and professional services projects for government agencies and Fortune 500 companies across the globe. He is a respected international IT business consultant, acclaimed expert witness, best-selling author of 22 published books, and thought leader, as well as 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 business planning, Gregg has significant experience developing and implementing cyber risk management programs that are designed to increase profitability 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 in the area of 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 held senior executive and partner-level positions with Artel LLC, Navigant Consulting, Lucent Technologies, and ESI International.

Professional Affiliations

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Cybersecurity Executive Committee
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Executive Advisory Council
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), Program Management Systems Committee
Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), Cybersecurity Executive Advisory Committee
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF), Board of Advisors


M.S., Systems Engineering Management, University of Southern California
B.S., Chemistry and Engineering Physics, Miami University
Master’s Certification, Government Contracts, The George Washington University   
Executive Education, Advanced Program Management, Stanford University