Analyst Profile

Mike Cisek

Mike Cisek

Research Director

5 years at Gartner ,  26 years industry experience
Fort Myers, FL USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Mike Cisek is a Research Director in the Midsize Enterprise (MSE) and Compute teams. He focuses on all infrastructure and operations topics specific to midsize enterprises as well as hyperconvergence (HCIS) and Windows Server.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Operations

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Cisek works with IT leaders in Midsize Enterprises (MSE) on infrastructure design, IT budgeting, cost optimization and IT operations best practices tailored to organizations their size. He has spent more than 26 years as an IT leader and technologist with extensive knowledge of servers, storage, networking, and virtualization. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Cisek held the title of Director of Emerging Infrastructure & Operations Support for a $400 million transportation company. Under his leadership, his team was honored by CIO Magazine and Midsize Enterprise Summit, and was listed twice on the Information Week 500.

Professional Background

Alcoa, Active Directory and Messaging Consultant, 2 years
Catholic Healthcare Partners, Technical Project Manager (Data Center Colocation), 1 year
Pitt Ohio, Director of Emerging Infrastructure and Operations Support, 8 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

2009 Information Week 500 honoree
2009 Midsize Enterprise Summit - CIO Vision Award
2010 CIO 100 honoree (CIO Magazine)
2010 Information Week 500 honoree
Innovative Use and Deployment of Networking, Voice and Data Communications

Education

Penn Technical Institute
Point Park University

Languages

English