Analyst Profile

Dean Lacheca

Dean Lacheca

VP Analyst

7 years at Gartner,  32 years industry experience

Location:  Australia  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Dean Lacheca is a Research Director in Gartner's CIO research and advisory group. Within that group, he is part of a global team focused on supporting public sector CIOs and technology leaders. Mr. Lacheca provides thought leadership around the transition to digital government. He covers topics including digital strategy, digital workplace, open data, government case management and citizen engagement. His research also includes the adoption and potential impact of emerging technology trends, such as artificial intelligence, on government.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Lacheca worked in the public sector space for more than 20 years including 11 years at the government owned worker's compensation insurer in Queensland, Australia. As Head of Digital Service, he was responsible for their digital transformation including the establishment and execution of their digital strategy. During his tenure, he was focused on legacy modernization, establishing Agile, UX/CX design practices and the adoption of a bimodal approach to solution delivery.

Professional Background

  • CSC, Solution Architect, 4 years
  • Oracle, Solutions Consultant, 4 years
  • WorkCover Queensland, Head of Digital Services and Manager of Solution Delivery, 11 years


  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and Pure Mathematics, University of Queensland