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Michael Wodka

VP, Team Manager

Michael Wodka is a Vice President, Advisory Team Manager within the Infrastructure and Operations practice. His team covers several topics including ITSM, digital workplace, I&O talent strategies, cloud strategies, emerging technologies, I&O organizational structure and product orientation, change management, eDiscovery, Network as a Service (NaaS), U.S. broadband infrastructure and remote work connectivity, and managed 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


Business Intelligence/Operations Manager


Integration Project Manager


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


B.A., Economics, Cornell University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Enterprise Architecture - Governance, Organizational Structure, and Strategy

2Enterprise Architecture - Digital Innovation and Business Capability Model Development

3Security and Risk - Governance, Organizational Structure, and Strategy

4Security and Risk - Risk Assessment Process and Controls Maturity

5Security and Risk - Metrics and Board Reporting