Gartner Expert

Barika L Pace

VP, Team Manager

Barika Pace is a VP, Team Manager in Gartner's Finance Research and Advisory team. Her team of global analysts and advisors are aligned to serve Gartner's CFO's and finance leader clients. The team helps clients drive profitable growth and become a world-class CFO teams. In additional the team continues to deliver on ESG, investor relations and real estate.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Pace held several leadership positions at General Electric, Ford Motor and IBM in smart manufacturing, IoT, product management and cybersecurity. She enjoyed building agile product teams and delivering value. Early on in her career she enjoyed working in the public sector for U.S. Department of Labor. These varied backgrounds provided her with multifaceted insights on market and business challenges and opportunities.

Professional background

General Electric

Senior Product Manager

Ford Motor

Senior Analyst


Senior Consultant

Areas of coverage

Finance Organization Transformation

Finance Talent

Accounting and Transactional Finance Processes


Post Graduate Certificate, Harvard University

M.A., Wayne State University

B.A., Michigan State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1ESG - Establishing an ESG Program

2Personal Effectiveness

3Diversity, Equity and Inclusion