Umberto Barra is a Vice President and Executive Partner with Gartner Executive Programs. In this role, he provides direction and support to CIOs with respect to their current IT challenges and initiatives. His main focus is supporting CIOs and IT executives as a trusted advisor in the financial services sector.
Mr. Barra has 25 years of experience in the IT industry. In particular, he has been with Gartner Sales for 10 years, with consistent experience in global account management.
Before joining Gartner, he worked as a consultant for a major Italian bank and as a researcher for Osservatorio Europeo. Mr. Barra is the author of several articles on IT and business themes published in Italian newspapers.
Bachelor's degree, Economics and Business Administration, University of Torino (Italy)