The latest issue of Executive Perspective features Tim McGrath, CEO of Connection, a publicly-traded IT distribution company. McGrath has served as president and CEO of Connection for the last eight years. Throughout his tenure he has facilitated substantial growth in the company. In this Executive Perspective, McGrath discusses his journey as CEO and what has allowed Connection to prosper through new technological advances and challenges. He analyzes the trend in consolidation activity among solution providers, how this is driving the industry, and how Connection used its acquisition of GlobalServe in 2016 to compete globally. He closes the interview with his thoughts on recent economic volatility and how leaders in the IT industry can thrive.