Analyst Profile

Irving Tyler

Irving Tyler

Distinguished VP Analyst

14 years at Gartner,  25 years industry experience

Location:  PA USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Irving Tyler is a Distinguished Research Vice President and Key Initiative Leader with Gartner's CIO Research team focusing on the evolving role of the CIO as Technology Executive and related strategies and practices CIOs need to expand their role and succeed, business and I&T strategy, and digital business design. Mr. Tyler's work is directed towards enabling CIOs and all executives to understand and navigate the complex challenges of executive performance, business design, digital business, and strategy development advance business value. In addition, Mr. Tyler covers the business executive responsibilities of the CIO and the evolution of executive leadership of Information and Technology.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in 2008, Mr. Tyler accumulated 28 years of experience in multiple industries with executive roles in finance and operations and as CIO in multiple firms where he developed and delivered major business transformation initiatives. Prior to joining the CIO Research team in 2017, Mr. Tyler was a Vice President and Executive Partner in Gartner's Executive Program providing comprehensive advice and guidance to CIOs and business leaders on every element of the mission of IT and the job of the executive in achieving business value with Information and Technology.

Professional Background

  • IMS Health, Chief Information Officer, 2 years
  • Quaker Chemical Corporation, V.P. and Chief Information Officer, 11 years


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas.
  • Master's degree in Business Administration from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
  • Mr. Tyler is also a nonpracticing CPA.