Mary Mesaglio

Mary Mesaglio

Managing Vice President
Mary Mesaglio is a Distinguished Vice President with Gartner's CEO and Digital Futures group. 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 weathering the pandemic, including actions for leaders during a crisis, how to tackle crisis fatigue and grief, and who you want to be post-crisis.

Her research also focuses on creativity and how to develop a creative culture, and how to harness neuroscience to lead teams and change behaviors. She is a frequent keynote speaker at Gartner events and externally.

She 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, 16 May, 2022 / 01:30 PM - 02:00 PM CEST
How to Make People Care About Your Transformation

"I am not interested in transformation," said no CEO ever. Everybody's transforming. And so they should be. The problem is that transformations can feel like pushing water uphill, with leaders exhorting their people to change and despairing that they ever will. So, what's missing? Neuroscience. Abandon rational, reasonable arguments for change in favour of science-backed and simple tactics .

Tuesday, 17 May, 2022 / 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CEST
Actions for Leaders in Times of Crisis — What You Do Now Matters

Before February 24th leaders might be about to get a respite as there was tentative hope that things were looking up. Then Russia invaded Ukraine, sinking business leaders across all industries and sectors right back into crisis mode and pushing many employees to the brink in terms of fatigue and anxiety. This session covers tactical actions that every leader needs to take right now.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.