Analyst Profile

Henrique Cecci

Henrique Cecci

Research Director

7 years at Gartner ,  32 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Henrique Cecci is a Research Director within the Infrastructure Strategies Team at Gartner Research. He advises on IT infrastructure strategies, including data centers, cloud, colocation and edge computing. His specialties include current and future trends in infrastructure, as well as related topics such as data center migration,consolidation, modernization, retrofits and construction. Other areas of specialism include TCO models; workload placement best practices; and data center infrastructure technologies such as automation, power and cooling, modular solutions, micro data centers and DCIM. Mr. Cecci's experience consists of more than 33 years in IT, including complex international businesses encompassing several industries. He leads the research in data centers and cloud in Latin America, working with many companies and government departments in the region. He is one of the world's foremost experts on the development of core IT infrastructure in Latin America.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Cecci 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