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Peter Skyttegaard

VP Analyst

Peter Skyttegaard is a Research Director in Gartner's CIO Research Group. Mr. Skyttegaard's coverage areas include Strategy Development, Innovation Management, Disruptive Trends, Digital Business Design, and the Office of the CIO.

He has more than 20 years of experience with Digital Business Leadership and Strategy Development and has worked on both IT vendor and client side as well as in independent management consultancy roles.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Skyttegaard worked as the Head of IT Strategy for a global transportation company where he was responsible for strategy development, communication, execution, and governance. He also has experience with innovation leadership and with multiple mergers and acquisitions, and divestiture activities.

Professional background

Deloitte Consulting

Senior Manager

Maersk Line

Head of IT Strategy


Business Operations Manager

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices

CIO Role Evolution

CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models

Executive Leadership: Enterprise Strategic Planning and Execution

Executive Leadership: Innovation Management


Master of Business Administration, Warwick Business School, U.K., With Distinction

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Finance, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How can CIOs build sustainable innovation initiatives and processes

2How should CIOs engage with other executives to effectively create and communicate strategy

3What are best practices for creating and managing the office of the CIO

4How can CIOs anticipate and manage the impact of disruptions to their enterprise's business model?