Gradey Caldwell

Senior Advisor

Business Transformation

Effective June 3, 2013, Gradey Caldwell joined the Business Transformation (BTx) team as a Sr. Advisor-Manufacturing. Gradey brings a successful track record and experience in manufacturing and logistics, consulting, M2M connectivity, executive relationship development, sales and operations leadership to our team. Gradey has previously managed the majority of multi-national and F500 manufacturing and energy enterprises headquartered in the Southeast and Midwest areas. His career has a constant theme of technology deployments that drive operational efficiency for enterprise clients. He has held numerous leadership assignments with growing responsibilities at IBM, GTE, Verizon, General Motors/OnStar, Nextel, and Numerex Corp as VP of Strategic Relations and Business Development. In this role, the largest deployment of connected devices was designed and implemented at GE.

Most recently, Gradey has served as a connected device consultant and SME for numerous consulting firms. Examples of his work has been within YKK, HI Solutions manufacturing, Cap Gemini, Manhattan and Associates, North Highland, Ericsson (InCode), Altman Vilandrie & Company, Phoenix Consulting and Mercer Consulting.

He is originally from Michigan and has a BA in Corporate Communications from Butler University, Indianapolis, IN and a MS in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Michigan State, E. Lansing, MI.

Gradey has lived in Atlanta since 1998 with his wife and three children. He is an avid sports fan, enjoys family events, community service, drums (playing and listening) and travel. Gradey’s cell number in 678-832-9964.


April 14, 2016


1 Easy Method to Cut Costs Out of Your Business

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For years I’ve seen manufacturing executives search for innovative ways to lower costs and drive more profits. In my travels, I’ve finally found a process and methodology that works every time.

June 3, 2015


Event Recap: Cisco at American Manufacturing and North American Manufacturing Excellence Summits

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We recently attended the American Manufacturing Summit (AMS) and North American Manufacturing Excellence Summit (NAMES) held in Chicago, IL where Cisco was a main sponsor at both events. AMS provided a great opportunity for industry executives to have in-depth discussions on IoT and its impact on manufacturing while NAMES brought together manufacturing executives looking to […]