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George Swale

Director, Advisory

George Swale is an Advisory Director in Gartner's CIO Research Group. He advises CIOs and senior technology leaders on strategy and organisational performance.

Mr. Swale works with organisations to address mission critical challenges around; Digital Business Transformation, IT Strategy, Operating Model Design, Talent and Culture Change, Technology Innovation, IT Performance Management, and the Evolving Role of the CIO.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Swale was a Management Consultant working with clients in the financial services, retail, and manufacturing sectors. With a focus on digital business transformation and change management.

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices

CIO Leadership of Technology Talent, Culture and DEI

CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models

IT Cost Optimization, Finance, Risk and Value

CIO Executive Leadership Development


B.Sc., Economics and Computer Science, With Honors

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IT Operating Model Design

2IT Talent and Culture Change

3IT Strategic Planning

4IT Value, Metrics, and Performance Management

5Digital Business Transformation

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