Analyst Profile

Barbara Gomolski

Barbara Gomolski

Practice Vice President

20 years at Gartner ,  29 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Barbara Gomolski is managing vice president of the IT Finance and Workforce Management team within the CIO and Executive Leadership and Innovation research group. She works extensively with clients on issues of IT financial and performance management, cost optimization and CIO/CFO alliances. For the past nine years, Ms. Gomolski has worked with clients to help them set IT investment levels and optimize the return on those investments. She also spearheaded Gartner's primary research in the area of IT spending for many years.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Gomolski was a research director at Gartner Institute, a Gartner-owned company that developed vendor-neutral IT certifications. Previously, Ms. Gomolski had a long career as a writer and editor covering topics such as databases, hardware, e-mail and IT services. Throughout her career, Ms. Gomolski has written and consulted for leading computing industry vendors.

Professional Background

Advisor Publications, Managing Editor, 2 years
International Data Group, Senior Editor, 5 years
Warren, Gorham & Lamont, Associate Editor, 2 years


B.A., Rutgers University
M.B.A., University of Redlands



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