Chris Howard

Chris Howard

Distinguished VP Analyst
Chris Howard is Gartner's Chief of Research. In that role, Mr. Howard ensures that Gartner research meets the general and industry-specific needs of senior executives, with emphasis on both technical and business leadership.

Mr. Howard leads the Senior Content Leadership Board at Gartner where he is responsible for the development of integrated topics that cross all of Gartner's research. In that capacity, he regularly interacts with and advises CEOs, board members and other senior executives at the world's largest enterprises. He is the recipient of several Gartner thought leadership awards.
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Tuesday, 12 May, 2020 / 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM EDT
Gartner Opening Keynote

The 2020 Gartner IT Symposium Opening Keynote will address the key challenges and opportunities CIOs face today and present a compelling vision for the changing role of the CIO and IT in the emerging digital society. We will explore these ideas to provide practical advice and inspiration for the future.

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT
2020 Canada CIO Agenda: Winning in the Turns

There are turns coming – in society, in economic conditions, in changed technological adoption, in business model innovation. How can CIOs improve the fitness of their IT organization and the enterprise to be ready to win in the next turn? Using new Canadian research findings, this session will discuss leadership, organizational, process and technology priorities for CIOs for 2020 and beyond.

Wednesday, 13 May, 2020 / 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM EDT
IT World Canada Interview Panel

Join us for a fascinating inside look at how veteran IT leaders are driving digital transformation efforts within their enterprises. Hear what’s worked, what hasn’t, and what’s next.

Thursday, 14 May, 2020 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM EDT
Board of Directors Survey 2020

Gartner's Board of Directors Survey provides deep insights on how BoDs view digital business issues, including the impact of "Digital Dragons." Their broader views on technology issues, and their expectations of the CIO and other CxOs in the enterprise, are also examined.

Hear it first at Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo®