Chris Ganly is a CIO Research Director in the IT finance, economics, value and risk group. His coverage includes IT financial management, incorporating reporting and transparency; the business value of IT; cost optimization; business cases and benefits realization.
Mr. Ganly is a Chartered Accountant and a seasoned IT professional, with significant expertise at the nexus of finance and technology. Prior to joining Gartner Research, he has held a variety of roles including CFO and COO, as well as forming part of the management teams at several consulting businesses.
In previous roles, his focus has been heavily on financial and cost management, business and performance reporting, business turnaround/restructuring, IT strategy and adoption, systems selection and implementation and mergers and acquisition.
Prior to Gartner, Mr. Ganly had an extensive career in professional advisory services including senior roles at PwC, BearingPoint/Pactera and was formerly GVP of Gartner Consulting in APAC. He has also held roles as COO, CFO, and CEO in professional services as well as in the high tech manufacturing sector.
Senior Partner and CFO
IT Cost Optimization (retired)
IT Finance, Risk and Value (retired)
Driving Cost Optimization Across the Enterprise (retired)
Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne
2Business value of IT
3IT financial management and transparency
4Business cases and benefits realization