Analyst Profile

James Boyle

James Boyle

Sr Director, Advisory

2 years at Gartner,  29 years industry experience

Location:  ON Canada  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

James Boyle is a Senior Director within the Gartner IT Leaders Advisory practice. Drawing from 27+ years' experience in business and technology strategic execution, he researches and advises on PMO/EPMO/SRO transformation and Strategic Portfolio Management. Notably, this includes strategic alignment and related planning and execution topics of application portfolio management, agile at scale, projects to products, platform and product management, total experience, business architecture, business agility, and furthering value flow for outcomes.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner his experience spans leadership positions in both public and private sector with several Fortune 500 organizations, in a variety of industries such as high-tech, banking and insurance, utilities, consulting, and provincial government.

Professional Background

  • Microsoft, Engagement Manager - Consulting Services , 2 years
  • Ontario Government , Head, I&IT Strategy & Planning Branch Ministry of Finance and Cabinet, 4 years
  • TD Bank, PMO Digital; Portfolio Director; Transformation Lead; Platform Owner, Architect, 10 years


  • - BSc, Brock University
  • - Executive Certificate in Applied Leadership, Strategic Planning and Execution, Queens University
  • - MBA (Information Technology Management),Athabasca University
  • - Master's Certificate Project Management, Schulich School of Business - York University