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Michael Wodka

VP, Team Manager

Michael Wodka is a Vice President, Advisory Team Manager within the Infrastructure and Operations group. His team covers several topics including IT service management (ITSM), cloud strategy and migration, IT infrastructure backup and recovery, enterprise monitoring and observability, digital workplace I&O, I&O talent strategies, I&O organizational structure and product orientation, IT change management, networking, U.S. broadband infrastructure and remote work connectivity, UCaaS, and SD-WAN.

Previously at Gartner, Michael was a Director, Advisory covering enterprise architecture and information security and risk management. In this role, Mr. Wodka advised enterprise architecture and information security executives on functional and operational best practices.

Previous experience

Mr. Wodka previously worked for CEB on their IT Roadmap Builder product, a SaaS tool that helps IT organizations develop strategy and technology roadmaps. He specialized in customer success management and advising technical leaders on best practices in IT roadmap development.

His prior roles also include M&A project management, business intelligence, and research in CEB's Innovation and Strategy group.

Professional background

CEB

Business Intelligence/Operations Manager

CEB

Integration Project Manager

CEB

Senior Research Analyst/Research Analyst

Areas of coverage

Digital Workplace Infrastructure and Operations

Infrastructure and Operations Leaders

Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Management

Data Center Infrastructure

Cloud and Edge Infrastructure

Education

B.A., Economics, Cornell University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IT Service Management (ITSM)

2Cloud Strategy and Migration

3Enterprise Storage and IT Infrastructure Backup and Recovery

4Enterprise Monitoring and Observability

5Networking (U.S. Broadband Infrastructure, Remote Work Connectivity, UCaaS, SD-WAN)