Analyst Profile

Dennis Gannon

Dennis Gannon

VP, Research

18 years at Gartner,  18 years industry experience

Location:  OR USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

As a Vice President of Research at Gartner, Dennis Gannon spends his days working with Gartner research teams to address the shared challenges of finance leaders and bringing that research to life in one-on-one and group interactions with Gartner clients. Dennis is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at Gartner conferences and facilitates dozens of executive roundtables with CFOs and other finance leaders every year. Since joining Gartner in 2004, Dennis has become sought after by finance leaders for his ability to connect the dots across developments in finance and bring a grounded, long-term perspective to executive challenges. His areas of expertise include capital allocation, cost optimization, finance business partnership, and CFO personal effectiveness.

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Dennis consulted professional sports franchises on customer retention strategies. He earned an MBA with honors in Finance and Sports Business from the University of Oregon, and also holds an M.A. in Philosophy of Science and a B.S. in Mathematics from Virginia Tech. Dennis is based in Portland, Oregon.

Education

  • BS, Mathematics, Virginia Tech
  • MA, Philosophy, Virginia Tech
  • MBA, Finance, University of Oregon

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