As Racepoint Global’s EVP, Thought Leadership and Special Advisor, Jeff Grogan is tasked with forming and overseeing Racepoint Global’s Thought Leadership Group which will focus on research and development of content to support the business strategy and communications needs of the agency and its clients. Jeff will also work with Racepoint’s CEO and the leadership team on growth strategies of the firm.
Jeff Grogan is an experienced strategy consultant and business development leader known for competitive strategy development and implementation, and organizational strategy and capability building at the intersection of business and government.
Prior to Racepoint, Jeff was a senior partner of Monitor Group, a leading international strategy consulting firm. Jeff was the leader of Monitor’s national and regional competitiveness and security practice, a business offering an array of analytics, methods, data sources, and expertise to support the investment decisions of U.S. and international clients, and enhance their competitive position and prospects. The practice advised private sector firms and the executive offices and major agencies of government clients. Jeff was also a senior advisor and special projects officer for Monitor Group’s chairman and CEO. In this capacity, he managed the firm’s client development and senior advisor networks, directed special project team efforts, prepared and negotiated joint venture and teaming agreements and directed due diligence of venture partners and acquisition candidates.
Prior to joining Monitor, Jeff served as an officer in the US Navy aboard guided missile destroyers and in aircraft carrier battle group contingency response operations with the U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Jeff has extensive corporate and non-profit Board governance experience. He served as President of the Board of Trustees of Noble and Greenough School. He is a founding director and trustee of the Fitzie Foundation, established to recognize, reward and support outstanding young women. He has served on a number of groups in Massachusetts at the intersection of business and government including the John Adams Innovation Institute, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the Massachusetts Governor’s Council on Economic Growth and Technology. He is a member of the Board of Overseers of Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Jeff is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in International Security Affairs. Following his naval service, he earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.