Sr Director Analyst
3 years at Gartner
27 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Patrick Stakenas is a member of Gartner's Technology and Service Provider group, specifically providing advisory and research to technology CEOs, including start-up CEOs. As President and CEO of the NASDAQ publicly traded company Determine Inc, Mr. Stakenas led the organization on a path to growth, profitability and innovation. Having completed two acquisitions and rebranding the company from Selectica to Determine, he launched the new market disrupting Determine Cloud Platform, which consolidated the technologies of the three companies. Mr. Stakenas infused Determine's SaaS technology solutions with unlimited creativity and progressive thinking. With a keen eye for emerging trends in enterprise and cloud software he led the organization to an acquisition in 2019. Mr. Stakenas previously served at Gartner authoring forward looking strategies that helped enterprises and vendors shape their future technology offerings. He has been involved with technology supporting the enterprise for over 25 years. Prior to Determine and Gartner, Mr. Stakenas founded ForceLogix Technologies Inc. (TSXV;FLT), in 2005 he led the company to a successful IPO and ultimate acquisition by CallidusCloud (NASDQ; CALD), in 2011. Callidus has since been acquired by SAP. Mr. Stakenas served in executive roles at CCC Information Services, FileNet, Inc., and OpenText Corporation creating strategic go to market opportunities for each, driving increased revenue and market upside. Mr. Stakenas holds a B.S. Business Administration and Marketing from Ferris State University and holds an Executive Management Certificate, Northwestern's Kellogg School of Business.
Patrick Stakenas's Recent Gartner Activity
Video: How Many Salespeople Do I Need? Building a Winning Sales Team Through Using the Rule of Thirds for Tech CEOs
Top 2022 Tech Provider Trend: Tech-Savvy Buyers Drive the Democratization of Technology for Tech CEOs
Prepared or Unprepared — How Tech CEOs Must Lead Through Uncertainty in an Economic Crisis
Tech CEOs: Build a Customer-Centric Culture for Success
19 April 2021
Tech CEOs: Learn the Importance of Leveraging Customer and Employee Advocacy
29 June 2021
Tech Providers, Raise More Capital by Better Aligning Stakeholders and the Board
28 September 2021
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
17 October 2022 - 20 October 2022
Upcoming Gartner Events
CEO, COO, various operations, sales and marketing roles.
Determine Inc, President, CEO and Director, 6 years
ForceLogix Inc., President and CEO - Founder / Chairman, 7 years
Gartner , Research Analyst, 3 years
Depaul University, Center for Sales Excellence
ForceLogix, Technology of the Year award
Presented as Key Note or SME for 100s of technology events over 25 years.
Research published in numerous periodicals including "World Finance" in 2020 and 2021.
B.S./B.A., Business Administration and Marketing, Ferris State University
Executive Certificate, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Business