Gartner Expert

Chris Ganly

VP, Team Manager

Chris Ganly is a VP Team Manager, leading the M&A Team in the Business Growth Strategies Group. His coverage includes advising on the process of mergers, acquisitions and divestments. His secondary coverage is IT financial management, incorporating the cost optimization and the business value of IT.

Mr. Ganly is a Chartered Accountant and a seasoned business and technology 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 in mergers and acquisitions, business turnaround/restructuring, financial and cost management, business and performance reporting, and systems implementation.

Previous experience

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.

Professional background


Senior Partner and CFO


Consulting GVP


Principal Consultant

Areas of coverage

Technology Finance, Risk and Value Management

Executive Leadership: Mergers and Acquisitions


Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)

Bachelor of Commerce, University of Melbourne

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Mergers and Acquisitions


3Cost optimization

4Business value of IT

5Business cases and benefits realization