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Gabriela Vogel

Sr Director Analyst

Gabriela Vogel is a Senior Director Analyst with Gartner CIO Research, where she focuses on helping C-level executives on tackling the challenges of transforming global businesses from leadership, culture, and people perspective.

Seasoned in leading strategic business transformation programs and dealing with adversity across different continents and industries, Ms. Vogel advises executives with a pragmatic vision on how to lead in times of change by balancing off the human factor in their decision-making process. She supports executives by identifying critical adversity and designing possible strategies for tackling each of them.

Before joining Gartner, Ms. Vogel had 11 years of experience in transformation, culture, and change management as both an external and internal strategy consultant. During this period, she has led go-to-market implementation, post-merger integration, cost optimization, and operational improvement programs in large global companies. Also, she designed and implemented behavioral change management offices in several different industries. Ms. Vogel also had experience working together with research institutes both in France and Germany.

Previous experience

Ms. Vogel has:

11 years of experience in Transformation and Change Management

7 years of experience in Consulting and Strategy

2 years of experience in Business-Applied Research

She led the supply chain expansion of Disneyland Paris as part of the 1.5 Bi investment program reshaping the organization, technology, automation, and processes for the next five years.

Ms. Vogel advised the company C-level on long-term (5 to 10 years) projects, benchmarked best practices and market trends with external partners, research institutes, and within the group (US, Asia, and Europe).

She promoted awareness and holistic communication of strategic projects in Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney (US), and Consumer Products (London).

Professional background

Disneyland Paris: Parks, Experiences, and Products

Business Strategy Manager

Integration Management Consulting

Senior Transformation and Change Management Consultant

Cargill

Supply Chain IT COE Consultant

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices

CIO Leadership, Culture and People

CIO Role Evolution

Education

M.Sc., Economy and Psychology, Pantheon Sorbonne and Paris Descartes, France

B.Sc., Industrial Engineering Specialized in Mechanics, Escola de Engenharia Maua, Brazil

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to lead business/cultural transformation

2How to manage global teams respecting cultural differences

3How to include/balance the human factor in decision making and become effective leaders

4How to implement and use change/behavioral management techniques to facilitate the transformation process

5How to deal with adversity/resistance