Analyst Profile
John A. Wheeler
John A. Wheeler
Research Director
Atlanta, GA USA
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Years of Experience
3 years at Gartner
22 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Regulatory Compliance

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Roles and Responsibilities
John A. Wheeler is a Research Director with responsibility for covering compliance, risk management and leadership topics. His areas of specialty include enterprise risk management, internal audit, corporate governance and IT/operational risk. Mr. Wheeler is a recognized expert and frequent speaker/author on the effective use of risk management practices in large, complex organizations. He has more than 20 years of professional experience in a variety of financial operations, risk management and IT-related roles.
Previous Experience
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Wheeler founded and led a management consulting firm specializing in enterprise risk management and control. Mr. Wheeler also has served as a senior vice president and senior risk officer within the Corporate Risk Management division at a major U.S. financial services company. In this role, Mr. Wheeler's responsibilities included providing leadership and corporatewide oversight of the company's operational risk management and financial regulatory compliance program. In addition, Mr. Wheeler has directed financial reporting, financial shared services, and corporate accounting operations for companies in both the media/entertainment and healthcare industries. Mr. Wheeler also has wide-ranging experience providing risk management, financial operations process improvement and IT advisory services with two global professional services firms.
Professional Background
Wheelhouse Advisors, Managing Principal, 3 years
SunTrust Banks, Senior Vice President and Senior Risk Officer, 8 years
Emory Healthcare, Director, Financial Operations & Controller, 3 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
100 Most Influential People in Finance, Treasury & Risk Management Magazine - 2005
Top 40 Finance Executives under 40, Treasury & Risk Management Magazine - 2005
M.B.A., Organizational Management, Emory University
B.B.A., Finance, Emory University
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

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Hype Cycle for Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies, 2014 17-Jul-2014 John A. Wheeler
Risk Management Key Initiative Overview 26-Jun-2014 John A. Wheeler
Cool Vendors in Risk Management, 2014 28-Apr-2014 John A. Wheeler, French Caldwell
How to Use Pace Layering to Build a GRC Application Strategy 06-Mar-2014 John A. Wheeler
IT Planning Guidance for Legal Professionals: The Gartner Legal IT 2020 Scenario 27-Feb-2014 French Caldwell, Kenneth Chin, Carol Rozwell, Debra Logan, Alan Dayley, Andrew Walls, Carsten Casper, Sheila Childs, Jie Zhang, John A. Wheeler