Gartner Expert

Edgar Macari

Director Analyst

He advises data and analytics leaders on making the most from their investments in their analytics strategies and investments, from technology selection to cultural and organizational changes required to extract the most value from data and analytics initiatives. His main areas of knowledge and interest are Data Storytelling, Data Science, Data Literacy, Self-service Analytics, and Augmented Analytics.

Previous experience

Edgar acted as a technology and business consultant in a major Brazilian systems integrator, where he advised customers in multiple industries towards technology adoption, vendor sourcing, and process optimization.After completing his MBA at the Carnegie Mellon University, Edgar worked in a variety of Silicon Valley companies in Strategy & Analytics roles. He extracted insight from data and drove initiatives to support sales and product leaders; built data models to potential customers towards a specific market or product, cross-validating data from several different sources and provided insightful data visualizations; and led adoption of analytics solutions.

Professional background


Strategy & Analytics Manager


Strategy Advisor


Strategy & Analytics Manager

Areas of coverage

Data Management Solutions

Analytics, BI and Data Science Solutions

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices

Chief Data and Analytics Officer Leadership


Bsc. Computer Science - Universidade Federal de Santa CatarinaCertificate in Business Administration - InsperMaster of Business Administration (BMA) - Carnegie Mellon University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to get started with analytics and BI?

2How to select the right analytics and BI tools?

3How to enable citizen data science, self-service BI and analytics?

4How to leverage data and analytics resources to tell compelling stories?

5How to benefit from data literacy and data democratization?