Tina Nunno
Gartner keynote

Tina Nunno

Distinguished VP Analyst
Tina Nunno is a Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CEO and Digital Leaders Research Group based in Stamford, Connecticut. Ms. Nunno is a recognized thought leader and has published extensively on technology leadership, executive communications and decision-making. Her best-known original research focuses on helping executives understand and deal with organizational politics and conflict management both strategically and pragmatically.
Ms. Nunno is a sought-after keynote speaker. She has been featured in the opening keynote at multiple Gartner Global Symposia, as well as numerous industry events around the world. Her research and presentations on subjects such as "Presenting to the Board of Directors" and "Strategic Thinking and Decision-Making", and "Power Politics", provide insights for how senior executives can achieve both enterprise and personal success.
Organizational politics is a subject that Ms. Nunno has been passionate about researching, to help executives deal with the most difficult conflict situations. Her range of work includes publications and videos that analyze the dynamics of dealing with political land mines such as investment prioritization, saying "no" assertively, dealing with urgency, and moving from defensive to offensive positioning.
Her best known work includes her book, "The Wolf in CIOs Clothing" deals with the "dark side" of organizational politics, which she describes as when stress or conflict takes over either individual interactions, or enterprise cultures that then need to be brought back to the "light side".
Ms. Nunno enjoys coaching executives on personal branding and achieving career goals such as joining boards of directors, by helping them bring their leadership stance, communications strategies and enterprise contributions to their fullest potential.
She is also the Analyst Sponsor of the Gartner Women's CIO Community, and enthusiastically supports a wide range of diversity and inclusion initiatives.
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Tuesday, November 16, 2021 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EST
Gartner Opening Keynote: Leadership Repositioning for Security Leaders

As a security leader, are you playing defense or offense? Do you as a leader set the terms of engagement, or are they too often set by others? This session will explore how security leaders can ensure they lead from an offensive position, to deliver the best results for themselves and for their enterprises.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM EST
CISO Circle Exclusive: Fireside Chat with Keynote Speaker, Tina Nunno

Please join us for a fireside chat with Tina Nunno, VP & Distinguished Analyst, Gartner Fellow. Ms. Nunno has decades of experience coaching senior executives globally in leadership and organizational politics, to help them deal with conflict and achieve their career goals. Her sometimes controversial work explores what she refers to as the "light and dark" sides of organizational politics, to find new ways of dealing with the most difficult situations. She is a published author, and some of her most recent research deals with CEO conflict styles, politics of consensus cultures, and those of family-owned companies.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.