Brian Irwin is a Managing Director and leads Accenture's Automotive and Mobility practice across North America. Brian has over 25 years of experience serving Automotive and Industrial clients across North America, Europe and Asia, and focuses on helping companies exploit the advantages that are being created by the digital disruption that is driving innovation, new products, services, and business models across the industry. Brian has partnered with many of the leading automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, and many of the largest industrial companies, helping these organizations across a broad range of topics including strategy, and growth, as well as driving improvement in product development, quality, complexity reduction and largescale cost transformation. He is a recognized thought leader in the industry and often speaks on disruptive technology and industry issues. Prior to his work in management consulting, Brian worked for General Motors. Brian has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.