Justin Greis is a senior manager in the Advisory practice of Ernst & Young. He specializes in IT Transformation by helping his clients make the most of their IT investments. Justin has more than thirteen years of executive and entrepreneurial leadership experience in information technology that includes IT strategy, technology advisory, IT GRC, program management, system development/implementation, governance and IT transformation. In 2010, Justin was selected as one of nine global winners of the Ernst & Young Chairman’s Values Award, the firm’s highest honor, for his outstanding commitment to the firm’s values and its people.
Prior to Ernst & Young, Justin worked as a consultant for Protiviti in Paris and led the technology development of the Eppley Institute, 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 the Ernst & Young team.
Justin currently also serves as professor of IS at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, where he teaches IT Governance, Risk and Controls in the MSIS 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 BS and an MBA in Accounting and Information Systems from Indiana University, Bloomington. Justin and his wife, Katharine, founded the “Ernst & Young, James Buckman Memorial Scholarship” in memory of Katharine’s father. He holds the following certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, GIAC/GSEC, PMP, CIPP, ITIL, CRISC, & TOGAF. Justin can also be reached through his blog, Risk Exposed, where he writes about governance, risk and controls. Justin serves on the Board of Trustees at Merit School of Music in Chicago and is the percussionist and vocalist in Ernst & Young’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.