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Gregory Ratcliff headshot.

Adjunct Instructor
Chief Innovation Officer, Vertiv
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Currently, Greg serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Vertiv. Greg leads a team of technology scouts and business experts who identify, evaluate, and assess the future potential of new technologies, business models, and processes to address evolving business, economic and social trends for Vertiv and its customers. Among his career highlights at Vertiv, he led the global advanced analytics group for the services team, specializing in real-time data and connecting Vertiv’s nearly 1 billion operating products to the Vertiv cloud. Greg participates in international technology standards bodies, has multiple industry-article contributions to his credit, and advises technology incubators. Greg serves on the boards of several startup companies and represents the industry in four academic organizations. Additionally, Greg holds five patents.

Greg’s educational background includes ABD at Liberty University, focusing on Agile project management of IoT and Big Data projects; an MBA from the University of Phoenix; and undergraduate degrees in Applied Mathematics and Information Technology. Greg was named 2020 Technology Executive of the Year in Comspark’s Central Ohio Tech Power Player Awards. He is also a licensed commercial pilot and an avid cyclist.