Analyst Profile

Jim McGittigan

Jim McGittigan

VP Analyst

12 years at Gartner,  27 years industry experience

Location:  GA USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Jim McGittigan is a Research Vice President within the Gartner CIO Research group, where he focuses on delivering value to Gartner clients through his insight and experience in IT financial management. This includes cost transparency, budgeting, chargeback, service pricing, cost optimization, benchmarking, project financial management, business value and product funding.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. McGittigan led IT finance functions for five Fortune 500 companies over 15 years, ensuring that the funding available for technology spending was effectively optimized to deliver value.

Professional Background

  • Electronic Arts, Director, Global IT Planning & Analysis, 2 years
  • Fiserv, VP, IT CFO, 1 year
  • SunTrust Bank, FVP, IT Finance CFO (Application Delivery), 4 years


  • B.S., Quantitative Methods and Finance, Louisiana State University