Speaker Bio

Mary Mesaglio
Gartner keynote

Mary Mesaglio

Managing Vice President
Mary Mesaglio is a Managing Vice President, leading the Executive Leadership Dynamics team, where she also contributes as an analyst. Ms. Mesaglio's research has a practical bent and is focused on helping enterprises to transform, innovate and change their culture. Much of her recent work has focused on how to motivate employees who are feeling crisis fatigue, critical actions for leaders during a crisis, how to turn values into action and what it takes for humans to really transform.

Ms. Mesaglio is on a mission to help large enterprises harness behavioural science to lead teams and change behaviors. She is a frequent keynote speaker at Gartner events and externally.

Ms. Mesaglio is Canadian and is based in Barcelona, Spain. She has traveled extensively in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She speaks English, Spanish and French fluently, is working on her Catalan, and would love to learn Japanese one day.
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Tuesday, 28 March, 2023 / 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM AEDT
Workshop: Why Transformation Feels So Hard β€” 4 Behavioral Hot Spots

Why does transformation feel so hard? In part, it's because we are more rigorous about project goals and completion that we are about culture change and adaptation. Leaders underestimate four predictable psychological hotspots that cause transformations to stall, and if addressed, can accelerate change.

Tuesday, 28 March, 2023 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM AEDT
How Do You Lead in a World in Permanent Crisis Mode?

Between geopolitical tensions, the pandemic, social justice concerns and climate urgency, it seems like we are never out of crisis mode. If this is the new normal, how should leaders lead? This session covers tactics to motivate and protect teams who are at the brink in terms of fatigue and anxiety and covers what actions you must get right no matter what.

Wednesday, 29 March, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM AEDT
Gartner Keynote: How to Get People to Care About Security and Risk

It might not always feel this way, but being a CISO is a little like being a Hollywood celebrity. In fact, CISOs have a compelling story to tell about why people, from executives to frontline employees, should care about risk and security. This session delves into how to tell a great cyber story, including why it’s hard and why it matters right now.

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