Speaker Bio

Alicia Mullery

Alicia Mullery

VP, Research
Alicia Mullery is a Vice President, Research, supporting CIOs and other senior executives.

Ms. Mullery's research collaboration works to distil practical lessons from company accomplishments and missteps. She works to identify, build and then present best practice case studies that inspire executive action and decision making. Her recent areas of focus include the shift from projects to products, building fusion teams and safely democratizing digital delivery, transforming IT talent, building effective CIO/CxO partnerships, and increasing the number of women in IT leadership.

Ms. Mullery frequently facilitates executive-level discussions, including executive committee meetings, IT leadership team retreats and roundtables with CIOs and other senior executives. She is a keynote speaker at Gartner events and externally.

Ms. Mullery is American and based in London, UK. She brings a global perspective from her 15 years with Gartner, advising in North America, Europe and South Africa.

Ms Mullery joined CEB in 2008 supporting HR and Finance executives. In 2012 she joined the CIO research team and merged with Gartner in 2017.
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Tuesday, 28 November, 2023 / 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM IST
Gartner Opening Keynote: The Next Era - We Shape AI, AI Shapes Us

Generative AI has burst onto the scene, unleashing both possibilities and threats for CIOs everywhere and raising questions that range from the metaphysical (what does it mean to be human?) to the tactical (where and how should I use AI to create value and what are the risks?). The Gartner Opening Keynote will meet these questions head on to ensure CIOs stay out in front in this new era of human-machine relationships.

Thursday, 30 November, 2023 / 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM IST
From Projects to Products: A CIO’s Guide to Transforming Ways of Working

Shifting digital delivery from projects to products is a multi-year journey. For changes to take hold, CIOs will need to take an agile and co-created approach to build new mindsets and behaviors across and together with employees and other business leaders. This session will provide practical examples of how leading CIOs get new ways of working to stick.

Thursday, 30 November, 2023 / 02:45 PM - 03:15 PM IST
Mastering the Art of Persuasive Leadership for CIOs

What makes a great CIO? Beyond technical experience and knowledge of the business, CIOs must be persuasive. This session explores three stories that every CIO should master to be a more persuasive leader.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo™