Mr. Brenner is a Director in the CIO research & Advisory practice. Multilingual (French, Spanish, German), his 24-year career spans FinTech, IT, Media, Start-Ups across several continents, most often on the front lines driving business development.
This global exposure and roles tied to business growth have equipped Mr. Brenner with a keen focus on 'what the business values most', and he brings this relentless focus to his interactions with CIOs, IT and business leaders in addressing their challenges.
His key areas of interest and focus are I&T Strategy, helping members increase the Business Value of IT and rethinking their Operating Models and I&T Culture and Talent, in order to get there fast and right.
In so doing, Mr. Brenner is very keen to ensure that clients leverage the most practical Gartner resources, that will drive action and get them from the 'Wow' to the 'How'.
At CEB, Mr. Brenner was responsible for advising clients on go-to-market best practice within Computer Software, Services, Hardware and Industrial manufacturing verticals - and generating solutions business from that client base.
Director, Sales and Marketing Solutions
LGAB & Associates
AFA Media Group
CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices
CIO Leadership of Technology Talent, Culture and DEI
CIO Role Evolution
CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models
IT Cost Optimization, Finance, Risk and Value
M.A., Oriental Studies/Chinese
1Business Value of IT - demonstrating and elevating BVIT
2Operating Model/ Shift to Product Lines/Digital Product Management, and scaling the model - key success criteria and pitfalls
3Culture - what are the beliefs, mind-sets and behaviours that drive successful digital transformation
4Talent - how to define the workforce of the Future
5Governance - how to think of adaptive and co-created governance suited for the digital journey