Gartner Expert

Ed Gabrys

Sr Director Analyst

Ed Gabrys is a Senior Director Analyst in Gartner CIO Research, based in Barcelona, Spain. Mr. Gabrys' research focuses on leadership, politics, culture and strategy. Specifically, he helps senior leaders develop leadership skills, insights, inspiration and strategic plans that are required for success in the digital world.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Gabrys had 27 years of experience as a business leader, technologist and business strategy consultant. During that time, he held a CIO position at a global energy company. He has held positions in the financial services and energy industries. His strategy work has included supporting international expansion and evaluating market opportunities for technology and entertainment startups.

Professional background

TAQA, Abu Dhabi National Energy

Group Vice President, Information Technology

Goldman Sachs

Information Security Program Manager


Presales Engineer

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices

CIO Leadership, Culture and People

CIO Role Evolution


Bachelor's Degree, International Studies, Fairfield University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to tell a better story and become an influential and persuasive communicator

2How evolve and advance your role, executive presence and better brand

3How to develop core leadership competencies and become more trusted, more valued and more successful

4How to develop and evolve an effective culture

5How to become more politically savvy and manage difficult people.