Analyst Profile

George Shiffler III

George Shiffler III

Research Director

22 years at Gartner ,  21 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

George Shiffler is an economist and economic modeler in Gartner's Global Forecasting group. His efforts are currently focused on creating IT forecast models grounded in economic theory for Gartner's Forecast Innovation Program. He has been instrumental in building forecast models of electronic equipment production and semiconductor consumption, as well as the PC installed base and client device market. He has also written extensively about the PC market and IT market scenarios, as well as general economic topics such as the global macroeconomic outlook and the impact of exchange rate movements on Gartner's forecasts.

George Shiffler III's Recent Gartner Activity

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Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Shiffler worked as an economic consultant building economic models and providing economic analyses covering a variety of topics including the Alaskan oil market, retail grocery markets, and California municipal finances.

Professional Background

Micronomics, Economist, 5 years
NERA, Analyst, 2 years


B.A., Economics, University of California, Irvine
M.A., Economics, University of California, Berkeley