Gartner Expert

Cesar L. Lozada

Sr Principal Analyst

Cesar L. Lozada is a Sr. Principal, Analyst covering IT Financial Management for the IT Finance, Economics, Value and Risk team in Gartner's CIO Research. In his current role, Mr. Lozada covers financial transparency, cost optimization, budgeting, business value of IT and communication strategies with executive leadership.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Lozada worked in roles at public and nonprofit organizations where he developed strategic plans, financial justifications, and tracked performance measurements in order to optimize resources.

Professional background

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office

Intelligence/Planning & Research Administrator

University of Miami

HR Generalist

United States Marine Corps

Corporal, Personnel Administration

Areas of coverage

IT Cost Optimization, Finance, Risk and Value

Executive Leadership: Strategic Cost Optimization

Executive Leadership: Mergers and Acquisitions


M.Ed., Educational Measurement and Research, University of South Florida

B.A., Criminology and Psychology (Dual Concentration), University of Miami

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IT financial management and transparency

2Cost optimization and cost management

3IT budgeting, IT key metrics data, benchmarking

4Business value of IT, value optimization

5Communication and Storytelling