Analyst Profile

Mike Gotta

Mike Gotta

VP Analyst

11 years at Gartner,  43 years industry experience

Location:  CT USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Mike Gotta is a Research Vice President for collaboration, employee communications, and social software at Gartner. He has 42 years of experience in the IT industry, with over 22 of those years spent as an Industry Analyst advising business and IT strategists on collaboration, employee communications, and social software. Mr. Gotta has a deep focus on the business, cultural and technology aspects of team collaboration, employee communities, and employee communications for traditional office workers, frontline workers, and hybrid/remote staff. He also helps organizations apply Gartner's ACME framework to identify and rationalize a portfolio of digital workplace productivity applications.


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