25 years at Gartner, 41 years industry experience
Location: United Kingdom | Language(s): English
Roles and Responsibilities
Philip Allega is the world's longest lived analyst covering the discipline of enterprise architecture (EA) for EA and technology innovation leaders. In 2023, Mr. Allega will expand upon the use of the discipline in support of business strategy planning, digital transformation. In his 25th year as an analyst, he is frequently called upon to teach, coach, and critique business and IT leadership concerning EA, technology innovation, heritage management, resource allocation, people development, time, financial and risk management, trendspotting, roadmapping, and business and operating model design decisions. Typical industry discussions include government, financial services, manufacturing, CPG, and retail. Past roles at Gartner included numerous conference chair roles, assigned coach to named accounts, agenda manager of research, and team manager of analysts. He has worked in EA for >30 years. He is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman in the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, a City of London livery company.
Mr. Allega has more than 30 years of IT experience in industries as diverse as financial services, consumer products, retail, government and utilities. The first third of his career was spent inside IT organizations, where he did things as diverse management of retail software development for insurance and real-estate professionals, assisting a startup venture that led to a public offering, and serving as director of technology planning for Taco Bell, then a division of PepsiCo. He consulted with small and midsize businesses before joining META Group's Enterprise Architecture Strategies team in November 1998. He joined Gartner as part of the acquisition of META Group in April 2005. He has held direct P&L and cost center manager control as part of his managerial experience. He has also held direct responsibility of up to 65 IT professionals. He has advised and supported organizations with upward of 50,000 IT employees.
- Century 21 Real Estate (was MetLife, now Realogy), Project Leader, 5 years
- Plaza Home Mortgage (now Bank of America), Assistant Vice President, MIS, 2 years
- Taco Bell (then, a PepsiCo Division - today, YUM!), Director, Technology Planning, 4 years
- B.S., cum laude, Business Management, University of Phoenix
- M.B.A., University of California, Irvine
- Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Information Technologists, a City of London Livery Company
- Multiple past conference chairs and speaker keynotes
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