Distinguished VP Analyst
14 years at Gartner
29 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Chris Howard is a Chief of Research for Gartner's CIO Research group. In that role, Mr. Howard ensures that Gartner meets the general and industry-specific needs of CIOs, with emphasis on both technical and business leadership. He also serves on the Senior Content Leadership Board at Gartner where he is responsible for the development of advice for CEOs, boards of directors, and cross-functional teams. In that capacity, he interacts regularly with CEOs and other senior executives at the world's largest enterprises. He has led various special projects for Gartner, including serving as global chair for Symposium/ITxpo and directing major research initiatives across the company.
Chris Howard's Recent Gartner Activity
Last Call for #DigitalSociety … All Aboard!
Demystifying Digital Business for Oil and Gas Leaders
Winning in the Turns: A CIO Action Guide
The 2019 CIO Agenda: Secure a New Foundation for Digital Business
10 December 2018
Panel Discussion: Drive Growth in the Face of Change
19 June 2019
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Mr. Howard has been involved in multiple areas of technology as a consultant, teacher, developer, architect and analyst. His experience covers enterprise application architecture, program management, multimedia and training. At U.S. Bank, he was responsible for development framework architecture, branch renewal and emerging technology. Prior to joining the bank, he owned his own company specializing in technology applications for multimedia and performance.
Burton Group, VP and Research Director, Executive Advisory Program, 5 years
Silverstreet Productions, Owner, 10 years
US Bank, VP, Information Delivery and Payment Systems, 5 years
Gartner Thought Leadership Award: 2012, 2013, 2016, 2018
BMus and MMus, McGill University, Montreal
DMA, University of British Columbia