Speaker Bio

Mary Mesaglio

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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Monday, 11 September, 2023 / 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM AEST
Why Won't They Just Change? How Behavioral Science Is the Key to Transformation Success

Transformations require humans to change in deep and meaningful ways. And yet most enterprises collectively ignore 50 years of behavioral science describing how humans change and under what conditions. This has to change. The session provides leaders with tactics and strategies on how to change behaviors, adopt new habits and don new identities inside organizations.

Tuesday, 12 September, 2023 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM AEST
Maverick Research: The Future of Leadership

For executives, it is not enough anymore to be a strong functional leader. Many of the current challenges go across function and domain. What are the main challenges that executives will face the next 10 years and how will that affect their leadership?

Wednesday, 13 September, 2023 / 03:15 PM - 03:45 PM AEST
In an AI World, We Need Better Humans

In an AI world, we need to study humans, not just technology. As with any disruption, the outcomes are not a given, so we must drive towards values that we care about. This session focuses on a values-to-action model, to help leaders instill values their people can use every day to make them better, more resilient, more ethical humans – ready for the AI-driven world that’s coming.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.