Analyst Profile

Mike Gotta

Mike Gotta

VP Analyst

8 years at Gartner ,  39 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Mike Gotta is a Research Vice President for collaboration and social software at Gartner Research. He has 40 years of experience in the IT industry, with over 20 of those years spent as an Industry Analyst advising business and IT strategists on collaboration and social software. Mr. Gotta has a deep focus on the business, cultural and technology aspects of the digital workplace, including collaboration, teamwork, social networks, communities, knowledge management and employee engagement. He also focuses on the use of ethnography within business organizations to gain insight on hidden relationship and cultural dynamics.

Areas of Coverage

  • Digital Workplace


Previous Experience

Before rejoining Gartner, Mr. Gotta was a Senior Technology Solutions Manager for Social Collaboration at Cisco. Before Cisco, Mr. Gotta worked at Burton Group and Meta Group covering topics related to enterprise social networking and collaboration.

Professional Background

Burton Group, Principal Analyst, 5 years
Cisco, Senior Technology Solution Marketing Manager, Social Collaboration, 2 years
Meta Group, Senior VP & Principal Analyst, 9 years


B.A., Economics, Western New England College



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