Analyst Profile
John Mahoney
John Mahoney
VP Distinguished Analyst
Dorchester United Kingdom
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Years of Experience
14 years at Gartner
39 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
IT Management

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Roles and Responsibilities
John Mahoney is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in the CIO research group at Gartner. An experienced strategic leader, coach and executive board member, Mr. Mahoney focuses his research on the development and transformation of CIO and IT leadership roles and the future of IT organizations. His research and advice blend the practical with the strategic for all aspects of leadership for IT organizations and for IT-driven companies.
Previous Experience
Most of Mr. Mahoney's 36 years of experience have been in senior management executive board positions in high-profile, world-class companies, which makes him very familiar with top leaders' perspectives. At Gartner, he has written about strategy, leadership and organization; has spoken at many high-profile events in more than 34 countries; and has led in-house, board-level workshops. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Mahoney was director of IS at the British Library, leading development of award-winning systems and a major program to embed digital technologies into the organization's culture, championing IT-business fusion, restructuring IS and the wider enterprise, and using outsourced service partners. He has experience in the commercial and public sectors.
Professional Background
The British Library, Director of Information Systems, 13 years
Institution of Electrical Engineers, IS Manager, 9 years
MSc., Information Studies, University of Sheffield
BSc., Mathematics and Physics, University of London

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The CIO Role Has Many Possible Future Pathways Leading Technology, Business or Both 17-Jul-2014 Colleen M. Young, John Mahoney
How to Add Everyone's IT CIO to Traditional CIO Leadership 17-Apr-2014 John Mahoney, Simon Mingay, John P. Roberts
IT Organizational Design Key Initiative Overview 27-Mar-2014 John Mahoney
How CIOs Need to Prepare for Exploring and Pioneering Strategy and Organization in the Digital Economy 25-Feb-2014 John Mahoney, Lee Weldon, John P. Roberts
Toolkit: Workshop Slide Deck for CIO Resolutions, 2014 12-Feb-2014 Mark Raskino, John Mahoney