George Shiffler III
20 years at Gartner
19 years IT industry
Santa Clara, CA USA
Roles and Responsibilities
George Shiffler is an economist and economic modeler. His efforts are currently focused on creating IT forecast models grounded in economic theory for Gartner's Forecast Innovation Program. He has been instrumental in building forecast models of electronic equipment production and semiconductor consumption, as well as the PC installed base and the client device market. He has also written extensively about the PC market and IT market scenarios, as well as general economic topics such as the global macroeconomic outlook and the impact of exchange rate movements on Gartner's forecasts.
George Shiffler III's Recent Gartner Activity
Forecast Analysis: IT Spending, Worldwide, 4Q14 Update
Gartner Market Databook, 4Q14 Update
Forecast Analysis: IT Spending, Worldwide, 3Q14 Update
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Shiffler worked as an economic consultant building economic models and providing economic analyses covering a variety of topics including the Alaskan oil market, retail grocery markets, and California municipal finances.
Micronomics, Economist, 5 years
NERA, Analyst, 2 years
B.A., Economics, University of California, Irvine
M.A., Economics, University of California, Berkeley