Author Profile

Pedro Pacheco

Pedro Pacheco

VP Analyst

4 years at Gartner,  17 years' experience

Location:  Germany  |  Language(s):  English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

Roles and Responsibilities

Pedro Pacheco is a Vice President of Research in Gartner's CIO Research Group. Mr. Pacheco covers the automotive industry with a focus on C.A.S.E. (Connected Car, Autonomous Drive, Services and Electric Drive) and related adjacent areas like manufacturing, retail, IoT, SaaS, EV charging, renewable energy and energy storage. His area of expertise also encompasses smart mobility and its breadth of business models, digital platforms and transportation systems.


Previous Experience

Prior to Gartner, Mr. Pacheco was the Marketing Director for Johnson Controls in Europe, overseeing strategy and product planning, as well as the development of digital services and new business models. He has also held several product strategy and marketing roles at Toyota. Furthermore, Mr. Pacheco has led the planning and market growth of SaaS and B2B IoT solutions at Danaher Corporation. Finally, he has also worked on solar energy, energy storage technologies and disruptive business models at SunPower Corporation.

Professional Background

  • Danaher Corporation, Marketing Director EMEA (Ownership of Strategy and Digital Transformation), 4 years
  • Johnson Controls, Marketing Director Europe (Ownership of Strategy and Digital Services), 2 years
  • Toyota Motor, Several Roles in Product Strategy and Marketing, 9 years


  • M.B.A., Award for Best-Performing Student, General Management, Vlerick Management School
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Specialization in Operations Management, Oporto University