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Rhys Binney

Director, Advisory

Rhys Binney is a Director for Advisory within Gartner's CIO Research Group covering CIO, CEO and some Enterprise Architecture Research.

Mr. Binney supports CIO's, CEO's, EA Leaders and other business leaders in achieving critical priorities including:

- How to build a digital business and the people, processes, talent, culture and governance required to win in a digital world

- Innovation and strategic business change

- Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

- I&T strategy, business strategy, operating models and strategic execution

- Talent, culture and leadership

- Digital disruption

- Digital economics and performance measurement

- Leadership, functional management, talent and engagement models for enterprise architecture functions

Mr. Binney focuses on the provision of insights designed to help IT Leaders, CIO's and CEO's take action, and take action fast, with a keen eye on the strategic altitude, as well as, the operational and tactical considerations. He approaches challenges within organisations primarily from a people and process perspective.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Binney held roles across Management Consulting, Business Development and Academia.

Areas of coverage

CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices

CIO Leadership of Technology Talent, Culture and DEI

CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models

Executive Leadership: Digital Business

Executive Leadership: Mergers and Acquisitions


Masters Degree, International Relations, Bond University.

Bachelors Degree, Management, University of Technology Sydney.

Graduate Certificate, Business Administration, Bond University.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Building and Expanding a Digital Business - getting the people, process, culture and leadership right

2Innovation and Strategic Business Change - including Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

3I&T Operating Models - using the operating model as the vehicle to carry forward enterprise business and I&T strategy

4Digital Disruption - how to not just survive, but thrive, in a digital business landscape

5Digital Economics and Performance Measures - you do what you measure so what are the right things to measure