Gartner Expert

Michael C. Porowski

Sr Principal, Research

Michael C. Porowski is a Senior Principal Researcher on the Gartner Quantitative Innovation team where he focuses on Communications Service Provider Operational Technology (CSP OT) segments. He is responsible for managing the creation of forecast assumptions and publication of CSP OT quarterly and annual forecasts, as well as the annual publication of CSP OT Market Definitions and Forecast Methodology Guide.

Mr. Porowski collaborates with peer forecast professionals to develop best practices supporting the evolution of demand-driven market models.

Previous experience

In his previous jobs, Mr. Porowski worked in:

- Financial modeling and analysis

- Business plan development and writing

- Capital budgeting and cash flow analysis

- Operations analysis and optimization

- Product development and project management

- Expert-level Excel knowledge

Professional background

CenturyLink

Lead Financial Analyst

Legal Concepts 360DE

Financial Analyst - Consultant

Charles Schwab

Financial Consultant & Market Analyst

Education

M.B.A., Entrepreneurship Emphasis, University of Colorado, Denver

B.A., Business Management and Finance Emphasis, Fort Lewis College

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1I can help clients in understanding broad and complex details that drive the communications service provider operating technology quarterly and annual forecasts.

2I can assist clients address quantitative-type questions about the communications service provider operating technology quarterly and annual forecasts.

3I can help clients address questions about forecast segmentation and coverage of the communications service provider operating technology quarterly and annual forecasts.

4I can help clients discover and create key performance indicators (KPI). KPIs should be separated between metrics seeking to predict future performance and KPIs that readout past performance.