About Glenn

Glenn Mangurian is a respected business leader with a 35-year track record in industry and management consulting.  He has worked with business executives in North America and Europe on creating extraordinary performance improvements and executing business change.  

In May 2001 Glenn suffered an injury to his spinal cord which left him paralyzed from the waist down. Undeterred by his injury, Glenn remains active in his consulting, speaking and writing. He combines his decades of business experience with his personal experience in overcoming adversity to inspire individuals and organizations to achieve extraordinary results.  View video about Glenn's story   

Glenn holds a BS in mathematics and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts where he also serves as an executive-in-residence.  In partnership with University President Jack Wilson he hosts several leadership programs.

He and his wife, Gail, live in Hingham, Massachusetts and are proud parents of two children, Laura and Mark.  View video about "Realizing What's Possible"



Business Experience

CSC Index, Cambridge

 

  • 21 year tenure; Senior Vice President of 600 person, international consultancy
  • Executed diverse leadership roles in growing CSC Index from $25 million to $200 million
  • Led reengineering practice in North America and Europe fueling firm’s growth by 35% annually
  • Launched its Chicago and German offices
  • Led firm’s human resources processes
  • Identified and developed external corporate partnerships and acquisitions
  • Governed the firm as a member of the Management Committee
  • Consulted to Fortune 500 business leaders on business performance improvement and organizational change
  • Clients included: General Mills, Dow Chemical, Hershey Foods, Citibank, Procter and Gamble

FrontierWorks LLC, Hingham
  • Co-founder in 1999
  • Partner with business leaders on overcoming the challenges of growth and market execution
  • Overcome the physical challenges of paralysis from 2001 spinal cord injury
  • Executive coach to successful business leaders
  • Advisor to several educational and not for profit organizations on growth, development and revenue generation

Thought Leadership and Publication
  • Thought leadership and publication on resilience, change management and leadership
  • Quoted in Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal
  • Frequent speaker to executive audiences in Europe and North America

Community Service
  • University of Massachusetts
    • Executive in Residence, University of Massachusetts President         
    • Founder, UMass Executive Breakfast Group
    • University of Massachusetts Distinguished Alumnus 2003
    • Member of Business Advisory Council, Isenberg School of Management
    • Founder and host of "Uncommon Leadership" and "Pioneers of Innovation" interview series
  • Board member:
    • Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund (Not for Profit)
    • CampusLive (early stage for profit)
    • Court Management Advisory Board (to the Chief Justice of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court)
  • Advisor:  President, University of Massachusetts; Christopher Reeve Foundation; Boston Spinal Cord injury Association and several assistive technology companies
  • Advocate: Featured testimony to Massachusetts legislature in favor of stem cell research