Speaker Bio

Christopher Mixter

Christopher Mixter

VP, Research
Chris Mixter is a Research Vice President, specializing in case studies of practices from the world's most progressive cybersecurity and IT executives. Chris is a regular keynote, breakout and workshop facilitator at Gartner events around the world.

Chris has more than 15 years of experience advising CISOs, CIOs and heads of global IT Infrastructure. He specializes in maturing the executive and functional leadership performance of cybersecurity and IT leaders, with deep expertise in operating models, talent, culture, and how to effectively influence the full ecosystem of cybersecurity & IT leader stakeholders.

Chris joined Gartner in 2017 via Gartner's acquisition of CEB, where he worked in research, sales and advisory roles for 16 years. He lives in Arlington VA with his wife, son, daughter, and a Border Collie who knows things.
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Monday, 13 February, 2023 / 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM IST
Opening Keynote: The Top Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022-2023

Every year, Gartner produces impactful predictions across all practices. This presentation will compile the top predictions prepared by our cybersecurity experts for the year 2022-2023. Security and risk management leaders should monitor these trends to be successful in the digital era especially as most recognize that global change could potentially be one crisis away.

Tuesday, 14 February, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM IST
CISO Circle: Research Discussion: The CISO’s Guide to Cyber Risk Quantification

CISOs report frustration that the time and effort their teams invest in quantifying cyber risk rarely drives risk owners to take action. In this interactive Research Discussion, exclusively for CISO Circle participants, you’ll network with peers on their cyber risk quantification efforts and discover how to use CRQ to effectively influence business decision making. This session will feature a deep-dive into Verizon’s CRQ practice, which delivers trustworthy, timely, and empowering guidance to risk owners without major investment in new data and skills…and without the need to conduct scenario likelihood calculations.

Tuesday, 14 February, 2023 / 02:00 PM - 02:30 PM IST
The Key Drivers for CISO Effectiveness

Security and risk management leaders are often treated as scapegoats in cases of breach. By the same token, digital business has propelled security and risk to become a boardroom issue, business units have increased their expectations (and demand) of their leadership, and regulatory demands are often challenging. This session will shed light on the leadership traits that aide in a successful and balanced approach between the demands of the business and the effectiveness of the leader.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.