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Christie Struckman | Vice President Analyst

Christie Struckman covers the complex challenges of organizational change and business transformation with a focus on the people perspective. Her areas of focus include IT management, the role of the CIO, organizational change, cultural change and leadership practices. Ms. Struckman is a member of Gartner’s Leadership, Culture and People Dynamics team in the CIO Research group. Prior to joining the Research team, Ms. Struckman worked as an Executive Partner in Gartner’s Executive Program providing guidance and advice to CIOs in multiple industries on most technology and strategy initiatives. Before joining Gartner, she had 10 years of experience in organizational and leadership development in the high-tech industry and public sector. She worked for nine years in customer service, backroom IT services, IT change management and strategic programs in the IT department at Intel. She worked for 10 years consulting on program metric design, survey validation and analysis. She also was a professor focused on the business school topics of organizational behavior, change and leadership.

Mary Mesaglio | Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst

Mary Mesaglio is a Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst with Gartner’s CIO research team. Her research generally has an explicitly practical bent, focused on helping large enterprises to innovate and change their culture. Ms. Mesaglio’s recent work includes “The Art of Culture Hacking” and the 2018 CIO New Year’s Resolutions. She has also written extensively on creativity and how to develop a creative culture, what a world-class innovation charter should contain, how to measure innovation and what world-class IT principles look like. Ms. Mesaglio is Canadian and is based in Barcelona, Spain. She has travelled extensively in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She speaks English, Spanish and French fluently, is working on her Catalan, and would love to learn Japanese one day. In 2003, Ms. Mesaglio rejoined Gartner as a relationship manager for Gartner Executive Programs, where she was responsible for CIOs and IT directors across Spain and Portugal. In 2007, Ms. Mesaglio joined the Gartner CIO Research team.

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