Author Profile

Barika Pace

Barika Pace

VP, Team Manager

6 years at Gartner,  22 years' experience

Location:  MI USA  |  Language(s):  English, Hausa

Roles and Responsibilities

Barika Pace is a VP, Team Manager in Gartner's Finance Research and Advisory team. Her team of global analysts and advisors are aligned to serve Gartner's CFO's and finance leader clients. The team helps clients drive profitable growth and become a world-class CFO teams. In additional the team continues to deliver on ESG, investor relations and real estate.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Pace held several leadership positions at General Electric, Ford Motor and IBM in smart manufacturing, IoT, product management and cybersecurity. She enjoyed building agile product teams and delivering value. Early on in her career she enjoyed working in the public sector for U.S. Department of Labor. These varied backgrounds provided her with multifaceted insights on market and business challenges and opportunities.

Professional Background

  • Ford Motor, Senior Analyst, 2 years
  • General Electric, Senior Product Manager, 5 years
  • IBM, Senior Consultant , 3 years


  • B.A., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Wayne State University
  • Post Graduate Certificate, Harvard University