Gartner Expert

Christos Voudouris

Managing Vice President

Christos Voudouris is the Managing Vice President of the Technology Innovation and CTO team in Gartner's Research and Advisory. The team is developing research insights and advising clients globally on emerging, strategic and disruptive technologies and trends and how to leverage them to create new business capabilities and enable digital business transformations. Focused on the mission critical priorities of Chief Technology Officers and Technology Innovation Leaders, we research and advise clients on defining the role and function of the CTO organization, developing technology strategies and roadmaps, establishing trendspotting and ideation activities, enhancing tech creation and adoption capacity and developing tech innovation strategies and capabilities.

Previous experience

Dr. Voudouris has over 25 years of business, technology innovation and IT experience working in the telecommunications, IT services and infrastructure sectors.

Prior to joining Gartner, he led industry-wide / company-wide digital transformation programs in CTO roles for major organizations leveraging Data & Analytics, AI, Cloud, IoT and API technologies. He also served in various capacities coordinating national and international efforts on cybersecurity, personal data and identity management.

His background includes Global IT Director and Chief Architect roles leading business change on customer / employee experience and delivering company-wide CRM, ERP, BI, Content platforms and infrastructure.

Dr. Voudouris started his career at BT in the Research and Venturing division where he led the company's innovation group working on AI and intelligent enterprise technologies.

Professional background

Network Rail

Head of Digital Business Systems / CTO

Deutsche Telekom

VP Technology and Delivery and CTO eCompany

CGI Group/Logica

Global IT Director

Areas of coverage

Enterprise Architecture and Technology Innovation Leaders

Enterprise Architecture

Technology Innovation

Education

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Essex

Master of Business Administration, IMD Business School

M.Sc., Intelligent Knowledge-based Systems (AI), University of Essex

M.Eng., Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

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