Analyst Profile
Richard Hunter
Richard Hunter
VP & Gartner Fellow
Stamford, CT USA
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Years of Experience
19 years at Gartner
34 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
IT Management

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Roles and Responsibilities
Richard Hunter is vice president and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CIO Research Group, where his recent work has focused on issues of interest to CIOs, including risk and value. Mr. Hunter is the author of the acclaimed books "World Without Secrets" (Wiley, New York, 2002) and "IT Risk" (with George Westerman, Harvard Business Press, Boston, 2007). His most recent book, "The Real Business of IT," also co-authored with George Westerman, was published by Harvard Business Press in October 2009, and was named by CIO Insight Magazine as the best business/IT book of 2009 in December of that year. Mr. Hunter is in much demand as a speaker and advisor to CIOs.
Previous Experience
Mr. Hunter joined Gartner in 1995 as a research director in the application development and management service. He was appointed vice president and director of research for application development in 1998. He was appointed a Gartner Fellow in 2002 and a member of Gartner's Senior Research Board in 2007.
Professional Background
National Life of Vermont, Vice President, Information Resource Management, 3 years
John Hancock Financial Services, Manager, Data Administration, 10 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Gartner Fellow
"IT Risk" selected by CIO Insight magazine as one of the top 10 IT/business books of 2007
"The Real Business of IT" selected by CIO Insight magazine as the best IT/business book of 2009
B.A., Music, Harvard University
Continues to compose and perform and is a world-class harmonica player
Some French

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Opportunities and Threats When Every Budget Is an IT Budget 22-Aug-2014 Kurt Potter, Richard Hunter
It's Time for CIOs to Prepare for Regulation of Digital Business 15-Jul-2014 Richard Hunter, Kristian Steenstrup
Research Presentation for 'The 90% Club: Winning the Game Before the Team Takes the Field' 21-May-2014 Richard Hunter, Tina Nunno, Robert Towry
Digital Differentiators Drive Product-Centric Organizations Toward Customer Centricity 20-May-2014 Richard Hunter, Kurt Potter, Andy Rowsell-Jones
Moving DotcomCo from 10% Success to Sustainable 90% Success 07-May-2014 Richard Hunter, Tina Nunno, Robert Towry