Analyst Profile

Julie Short

Julie Short

Research VP

8 years at Gartner ,  28 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Julie Short is a Research Vice President at Gartner, focusing on digital business, bimodal IT and business consulting services, specifically strategy, operations, human capital management and risk assurance. Ms. Short can also cover some areas of technology consulting, including strategy and governance, applications, and infrastructure such as architecture, portfolio management, IT organization and IT governance. She has a risk management and risk assurance background. She speaks both to IT service providers and to buyers of these services equally due to her background, both in consulting IT services and private industry.

Areas of Coverage

  • Digital Marketing
  • Emerging Trends & Technologies


Previous Experience

Ms. Short is a former senior manager with Deloitte and EY, having spent 11 years working for two of the Big Four firms. During her tenure at these two firms, she led a variety of projects, including SAP and Oracle implementations, IT effectiveness, software selection efforts and risk management engagements for clients. Ms. Short was responsible for starting a small consulting firm specializing in risk management, GRC and internal controls. She built a special expertise partnership with SAP in both the French- and German-speaking regions of Switzerland. In her career, she has worked and managed all disciplines within IT and has effectively worked in a number of industries, including financial services, media and entertainment, manufacturing, and distribution. Ms. Short has led global ERP selection and implementation programs, working directly with CIOs and senior business management to ensure integration of both business and IT. She has worked for CEOs, providing consulting and advisory services on IT effectiveness and the impact of IT on mergers and acquisitions. She is an experienced enterprise architect and has successfully defined IT and EA governance. She has managed programs of work in enterprise risk and compliance issues, working with external regulators.

Professional Background

Deloitte, Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk Services, 1 year
Ernst & Young (now EY), Senior Manager, 10 years
The Capital Group Companies, Vice President, Information Technology, 9 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

IIAR Analyst of the Year - 2015


B.S., CIS, California Polytechnic University, Pomona