Gartner Expert

Robert Naegle

VP Analyst

Robert Naegle is a Research VP focused on CIO issues of finance, economics and business value. Coverage areas include IT financial management best practices and technologies, business value of IT, and cost optimization strategies.

Previous experience

Mr. Naegle has 30 years of experience in numerous high-tech areas, including system management, networking, data warehousing, decision support, endpoint security, asset management, PC systems and healthcare management applications. He has worked extensively in the IT management markets with Landesk Software, Avocent and Intel. In addition, he developed decision support services, solutions and go-to-market strategies for data warehousing and business intelligence technologies while with Unisys. He has also worked with the major original equipment manufacturers on custom-designed telecommunications and networking technology designs.

Professional background

Landesk Software

Sr. Director of Marketing/VP of Marketing


VP of Marketing


Marketing Director

Areas of coverage

Technology Finance, Risk and Value Management

Midsize Enterprise CIO Leadership


M.B.A., Brigham Young University

Honors Baccalaureate of Arts, University of Utah

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IT financial management, market, tools and best practices

2Communicating the business value of IT. Business value metrics.

3Investing in digital transformation, IT investment and projects that delivery value.

4IT cost, spend and investment optimization

5Strategic Cost Optimization