Chris Howard is Gartner's Chief of Research. In that role, Mr. Howard ensures that Gartner research meets the general and industry-specific needs of senior executives, with emphasis on both technical and business leadership.
Mr. Howard leads the Senior Content Leadership Board at Gartner where he is responsible for the development of integrated topics that cross all of Gartner's research. In that capacity, he regularly interacts with and advises CEOs, board members and other senior executives at the world's largest enterprises. He is the recipient of several Gartner thought leadership awards.
Mr. Howard has been involved in multiple areas of technology as a consultant, teacher, developer, architect and analyst. His experience covers enterprise application architecture, program management, multimedia and training. At U.S. Bank, he was responsible for development framework architecture, branch renewal and emerging technology. Prior to joining the bank, he owned his own company specializing in technology applications for multimedia and performance.
VP and Research Director, Executive Advisory Program
VP, Information Delivery and Payment Systems
Building and Expanding a Digital Business (retired)
CIO Leadership, Culture and People
CIO Role Evolution
Digital Disruption and Innovation (retired)
Driving Digital Business Transformation for Industry Leadership (retired)
BMus and MMus, McGill University, Montreal
DMA, University of British Columbia
1The impact on business trends on architecture and technology strategy
2Using advanced technology approaches to accomplish digital business outcomes
3Digital business platforms and design
4Innovation and organizational psychology