Gartner Expert

Val Sribar

SVP, Research & Advisory

Val Sribar leads Gartner's CIO Research Group. The group provides leadership, strategy, digital business, IT finance, IT talent and organizational advice to CIOs and other executives. It includes teams focused on specific vertical industries (such as banking, consumer goods, education, energy and utilities, healthcare, insurance, retail and telecommunications). Mr. Sribar's personal areas of expertise focus on strategy, digital business, organizational design and IT cost optimization.

Roles and responsibility

CIO, CEO

Previous experience

Mr. Sribar was most recently responsible for Meta Group's Executive Directions and Industry Services. Previously, he was an Executive Directions analyst working one-on-one with CIOs and other IT leaders. During his 12 years at Meta, he served as general manager of infrastructure, operations, security and customer relationship offerings. He also ran Meta's Global Networking Strategies service.

Professional background

Meta Group

Senior Vice President & Director, Executive Directions & Industry Services

Ernst & Young

Senior Consultant

Micro Devices Corp.

Assistant to the President

Areas of coverage

IT Cost Optimization (retired)

IT Strategic Planning (retired)

IT Organizational Design (retired)

Competitive Advantage and Business Transformation (retired)

Digital Business (retired)

Education

B.S., with distinction, Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University School of Engineering.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How can enterprises leverage digital business to transform themselves and their industries?

2How should CIOs engage in enterprise strategy?

3How can CIOs drive organizational change?

4What are the key trends impacting business, government and IT?

5How can CIOs optimize costs across the enterprise and within IT?