Gartner Expert

Robert A. Yanckello

Sr Director Analyst

At Gartner, Robert A. Yanckello covers enterprise application suites and business systems, with particular focus on student information systems. He provides insights on higher education market regarding Cloud/SaaS services, enterprise technology modernization and proposal reviews for enterprise application systems

Previous experience

Mr. Yanckello was the CTO at the University of Central Florida and served an 18-month interim role at UCF College of Medicine & UCF Health. Prior to that, he served as the CIO at Central Connecticut State University. Initially, he worked in Planning and Institutional Research for 11 years.

Professional background

University of Central Florida


Central Connecticut State University


Areas of coverage

Education Digital Transformation and Innovation

Education Technology Optimization and Modernization


M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Pennsylvania State University.

B.S., Management Juniata College

ITIL V3 Foundations Certification

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Enterprise application suite and business systems, including student information systems

2SIS, ERP selection and implementation for administrative system

3Cloud/SaaS in higher education

4Contract review for enterprise application systems in higher education

5Enterprise Technology Modernization