Analyst Profile

Henrique Cecci

Henrique Cecci

Sr Director Analyst

12 years at Gartner,  40 years industry experience

Location:  Brazil  | Language(s):  English, Portuguese, Spanish

Roles and Responsibilities

Henrique Cecci is a Senior Research Director in Gartner Research. Mr. Cecci's research focus is on providing strategic advice to CIOs and IT leaders on Infrastructure Cloud Strategies, with an emphasis on strategies, technologies, and trends. He is often invited to be a keynote speaker at events and has led several projects, such as conference chair for Gartner I&O events. He frequently advises executives, in large and small enterprises, investors, governments, technology and service providers. He has a strong blend of technical and business skills and a and frequent speaker on topics such as cloud computing and IT infrastructure trends.


Previous Experience

Mr. Cecci's experience consists of more than 35 years in IT, including complex international businesses encompassing several industries. Prior to joining Gartner, he was the Director of IT Solutions at Dimension Data, where he was involved in developing numerous innovative client solutions. Before Dimension Data, he was a Technology and Infrastructure Manager at Citigroup, in charge of IT planning and operations for Brazil.

Professional Background

  • Citigroup, Superintendent of Technology and Infrastructure, 7 years
  • Data Access, Director of Products, 3 years
  • Dimension Data, Director of Solutions, 3 years


  • B.E., Electronic Engineering, Sao Paulo Engineering College
  • Completed more than 20 postgraduate courses in renowned universities, including Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Sao Paulo, among others
  • M.B.A., Fundacao Instituto de Administracao, University of Sao Paulo