Mary Mesaglio
Gartner keynote

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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Tuesday, March 01, 2022 / 12:45 PM - 01:30 PM EST
Ask the Expert: How to Get Job Candidates to Swipe “Right”

The great resignation is real. At the heart of it is a massive shift in expectations on the part of employees, who want to be treated as full humans rather than as narrow professionals. Following a brief presentation from Mary Mesaglio, we’ll discuss practical tactics for leading in the age of the everything employee, including what it means to a “human-centric” employer, the leadership traits required for a successful “human-centric” work culture, and how we market that culture to attract candidates. Bring your questions to this interactive session and learn from those posed by your peers!

Tuesday, March 01, 2022 / 04:00 PM - 04:30 PM EST
Gartner Closing Keynote: Leading in 2022 — Three CIO Habits to Stop, Start and Continue

Over the last two years we’ve habituated certain behaviors, some of which serve us and some of which don’t. In this closing keynote, we will focus on how you as a CIO should lead in this particular moment. Specifically, we'll zoom out to see what we’ve normalized and shouldn’t have, what we’ve learned and should preserve, and – maybe most important of all – what to get excited about in 2022 (spoiler alert: there’s a lot).

Hear it first at Gartner CIO Leadership Forum