Gartner Expert

Chet Geschickter

VP Analyst

Chet Geschickter is Chief of Research for Industries Research. He works to ensure that Gartner provides its CIO and TSP industry clients with the insights and advice they need to succeed in the digital era. He also contributes to CIO research including the business value of IT, digital economics and digital business monetization. He also researches sustainability and environmental, social and governance issues, reporting and strategy; including strategic risk management for ESG.

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.

Professional background

Greentech Media Research

Senior Analyst, Smart Grid

Independent Consultant

Digital Strategy


Director of Digital Strategy Consulting

Areas of coverage

IT Cost Optimization, Finance, Risk and Value

Executive Leadership: Digital Business

Executive Leadership: Strategic Risk Management

Industry Product Planning and Strategy

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

1How to monetize digital business to achieve revenue growth and profitability

2Determining the business model options that are optimal for creating a digital business

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)