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Chet Geschickter

VP Analyst

Chet Geschickter is VP Analyst in the IT Finance, Economics, Value and Risk team within the CIO Group. He covers business value of IT, digital economics, digital business monetization. He also researches sustainability and ESG (environmental, social and governance) strategy and technologies, and serves as the research lead for Gartner's Digital Execution Scorecard performance benchmarking tool.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Geschickter was a Smart Grid Industry Analyst for Greentech Media. He also has a decade of experience in digital strategy and seven years of experience in the energy industry, including 5 years in the Gartner Energy and Utilities team. He also served as Gartner Chief of CIO and Industries Research for 5 years as well.

Professional background

Greentech Media Research

Senior Analyst, Smart Grid

Independent Consultant

Digital Strategy


Director of Digital Strategy Consulting

Areas of coverage

CIO Technology and Innovation Leadership

Technology Finance, Risk and Value Management

Executive Leadership: Digital Business

Executive Leadership: Strategic Risk Management

Executive Leadership: Sustainability


M.B.A., University of Michigan

B.A., Political Science, Duke University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Benchmarking digital strategy execution for CIOs

2Optimizing digital investments using new value models

3Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) strategy, reporting and risk management

4How to elevate the business value of IT and raise CIO status as a business executive

5Outcome driven metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs)