Vivek Swaminathan is a Vice President of Peer and Practitioner Research for midsize enterprises at Gartner. Mr. Swaminathan's team supports a peer network of CIOs at midsize companies with tools, benchmarks and case studies designed to empower small IT teams to do big things. Prior to this role, he served in a number of research and advisory roles supporting IT teams within Gartner network. He began his Gartner career as a Research Associate, where he developed research for heads of PMO and Applications, focusing on project management and talent. In 2009, he transitioned to an executive advisory role for midsize companies. During his time at Gartner, he has led countless advisory conversations, tailored workshops and leadership briefings for CIOs and other senior IT executives.
Prior to Gartner, Mr. Swaminathan was a consultant with PeopleSoft's professional services group supporting HR and financials' ERP implementations.
Corporate Executive Board
CIO Research Group
Professional Services Group
Midsize Enterprise IT Leadership
IT Cost Optimization (retired)
Digital Disruption and Innovation (retired)
Leading the Next-Generation Workforce (retired)
Master of Science, Global Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science
Bachelor of Business Administration, Management Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin
2IT talent hiring and development
3PMO and portfolio management
4Risk management and cybersecurity