Analyst Profile

Chad Eschinger

Chad Eschinger

Managing Vice President

26 years at Gartner,  26 years industry experience

Location:  CT USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Chad Eschinger is a Managing Vice President (MVP) within Gartner's Quantitative Innovation team where his team's focus is on IoT and Vertical Industries. Mr. Eschinger and his team focuses its research on advising technology product managers, product marketers and CEOs of technology and service providers of opportunities based on market, buy-side and industry trends within enterprise software and service providers. Mr. Eschinger has 26 years of experience in analyzing technology and market trends in order to identify opportunities within enterprise software applications, IoT, IT Services, and Cloud.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Eschinger held several operational management positions within retail and service organizations.

Professional Background

  • Herman's Sporting Goods, Operations Manager, 6 years
  • Sure Air, North American District Manager, 2 years


  • B.A., History, Hampden-Sydney College
  • M.S., Information Systems, Pace University

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • 2013 Thought Leadership Award