About The Art of Advice

The Art of Advice is the personal blog of Justin Greis and is focused on sharing insights I have learned along the way from my career as a management consultant and business school professor. My goal is to explore ideas about how we can better solve problems, strengthen communication and enhance leadership. All views are my own.

I am always interested in hearing from you!  If you have feedback, ideas, or topics you would like to hear about please contact me or connect with me on your favorite social network and I will be in touch soon.

About Justin Greis

Justin Greis is a Principal in the Advisory practice of EY. He specializes in Digital and Emerging Technologies and leads the Digital Enterprise Practice within EY’s IT Advisory group. Justin has more than fifteen years of technology and business leadership experience in IT strategy, digital, governance, large-scale program management, enterprise system development/implementation, information security and IT-enabled business transformation. In 2010, Justin won EY’s Chairman’s Values Award, the firm’s highest honor, for his outstanding commitment to the firm’s values and its people.

Prior to EY, Justin worked as a senior consultant for Protiviti in Paris and also led the technology organization development of the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands, a non-profit consulting organization. Justin was also the founder of an IT consulting company, BrainOrbit, which specialized in implementing web-based solutions. Justin served as CEO for four years before joining EY.

Justin currently also serves as professor of Information Systems at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where he teaches IT Governance, Risk and Controls in the Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) program and IT Risk Management in the Kelley School of Business (“Kelley Direct”) Online MBA Program . In 2009, Justin, alongside Dr. Ramesh Venkataraman, won first place at the Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems Conference for “Best Innovation in Teaching” for their cutting-edge teaching methods in the MSIS program.

Justin holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) and an Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Information Systems from Indiana University, Bloomington. Justin and his wife, Katharine, founded the EY, James Buckman Memorial Scholarship in memory of Katharine’s father. Justin holds the following certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, GIAC/GSEC, PMP, CIPP, ITIL, CRISC, and TOGAF. Justin can also be reached through his blog, The Art of Advice, where he writes about problem solving, communications and leadership. Justin serves on the Board of Trustees at Merit School of Music in Chicago and is the percussionist and vocalist in EY’s American PI Band (Winner of the Fortune Magazine, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Corporate Battle of the Bands). When not serving his clients, Justin enjoys playing drums, harmonica, photography and rock collecting.

Key Publications and Citations

Below is a listing of publications, whitepapers, and articles to which I have contributed to or written. I am always happy to contribute to industry publications or thought leadership. Simply contact me and I will be in touch shortly. I look forward to hearing from you.

A Few of My Projects

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