Gartner Expert

Pedro Pacheco

VP Analyst

Pedro Pacheco is a Vice President of Research in Gartner's CIO Research Group. Mr. Pacheco covers the automotive industry with a focus on C.A.S.E. (Connected Car, Autonomous Drive, Services and Electric Drive) and related adjacent areas like manufacturing, retail, IoT, SaaS, EV charging, renewable energy and energy storage. His area of expertise also encompasses smart mobility and its breadth of business models, digital platforms and transportation systems.

Previous experience

Prior to Gartner, Mr. Pacheco was the Marketing Director for Johnson Controls in Europe, overseeing strategy and product planning, as well as the development of digital services and new business models. He has also held several product strategy and marketing roles at Toyota. Furthermore, Mr. Pacheco has led the planning and market growth of SaaS and B2B IoT solutions at Danaher Corporation. Finally, he has also worked on solar energy, energy storage technologies and disruptive business models at SunPower Corporation.

Professional background

Johnson Controls

Marketing Director Europe (Ownership of Strategy and Digital Services)

Toyota Motor

Several Roles in Product Strategy and Marketing

Danaher Corporation

Marketing Director EMEA (Ownership of Strategy and Digital Transformation)

Areas of coverage

Manufacturing Digital Transformation and Innovation

Manufacturing IT Optimization and Modernization


M.B.A., Award for Best-Performing Student, General Management, Vlerick Management School

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Specialization in Operations Management, Oporto University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to succeed in the transformation of the mobility sector?

2How to excel at innovation and digitalization in the mobility sector?

3How to get the most out of data in the mobility and automotive space?

4How will mobility technologies and business models evolve?

5How car vs. infrastructure synergies will evolve?