Jose A. Ruggero
19 years at Gartner
40 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Jose Ruggero is Managing Vice President for the Midsize Enterprise (MSE) Research team at Gartner. This newly formed global team researches the strategies and best practices that MSEs must follow to survive in the digital world. MSEs have some inherent agility in addressing the same core business capabilities that large enterprises have, but there are many other challenges and complexities that are not easily addressed. The research covers the MSE CIO and their teams, and the critical roles needed by MSEs. Jose was recently the Managing Vice President for the ERP and Enterprise Applications Research team. Prior to the roles in Research, Jose was the head of Gartner's Executive Programs business, firstly in the APAC region, and then in the Americas and Japan. As a fluent Spanish speaker, Jose also worked in Latin America and Europe. Mr. Ruggero's focus was strategy, communication, leadership and business engagement with CIOs, their teams and other senior executives.
Areas of Coverage
- Enterprise Business Applications & ERP
Jose A. Ruggero's Recent Gartner Activity
User Survey Analysis: Key Findings From Midsize Enterprise Summits in North America, 2017
Survey Analysis: MSEs Must Evolve Their Organizational Design and Skill Sets to Support a Digital Future
The Benefits of a Principle-Based Approach to Investment Decision Making for Midsize Enterprise CIOs
Prior to this role, Mr. Ruggero was the head of Gartner's Executive Programs business, first in the Asia/Pacific region, and then in the Americas and Japan. Additionally, he worked directly with CIOs, their teams and other senior executives throughout the world, with particular emphasis on coaching for communication, strategy and innovation. Mr. Ruggero came to Gartner from GE Capital IT Solutions, a service with an emphasis on hardware, software, training, networking, system management, application development, facilities management and outsourcing solutions. Prior to that, he was the general manager of Australia's premier national payroll and HR bureau. He began his career in the insurance industry in what was then known as automatic data processing (ADP).
Bachelor's degree, Finance and Economics, Deakin University, Australia