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Tina Nunno

Tina Nunno is a Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner's CIO Research group based in Stamford, Connecticut. Ms. Nunno is responsible for conducting research and developing publications aimed at helping CIOs and their organizations around the world improve their performance and contribution. She specializes in CIO-related leadership issues, including working with the board of directors, executive communications, change management and governance strategies. She is the Analyst Sponsor of the Gartner Women's CIO Community, has co-authored Gartner's Annual CIO Agenda report, and is a sought-after speaker. Ms. Nunno's most recent research deals with navigating organizational politics. She focuses on helping CIOs and other IT executives analyze sensitive political situations and apply strategies and tactics to deal with political land mines and power struggles. Ms. Nunno also explores the use of extreme political tactics in her popular new book titled, "The Wolf in CIO's Clothing: A Machiavellian Strategy for Successful IT Leadership."

Ed Gabrys

Ed Gabrys is a Research Director in Gartner CIO Research, based in Hong Kong. His research focuses on leadership, politics, culture and strategy. Specifically, Mr. Gabrys helps senior leaders develop leadership skills, insights, and inspiration, strategic plans and organizations that are required for success in a digital world. He is also the Conference Chair for Gartner's Symposium/ITxpo in Barcelona. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Gabrys had 27 years of experience as a business leader, technologist and as a business strategy consultant. During that time, he held a CIO position at a global energy company. Mr. Gabrys has held positions in the financial services and energy industries. His strategy work has included supporting international expansion and evaluating market opportunities for technology and entertainment startups.

Tamara McCleary

At the intersection of marketing and technology, Tamara is an internationally recognized expert on branding, influence & social business. The Founder and CEO of Thulium, a brand amplification company, specializing in B2B social media account-based marketing, Tamara’s expertise is in B2B and B2C marketing, social influence and technology. She is ranked by Klear in the Top 1% of global Social Media Influencers. She is listed as one of the Top 50 Social Influencers of 2015, one of the Top 50 Big Data Influencers of 2016 and one of the Top 100 IoT Influencers of 2016 by Onalytica. Tamara is also ranked in the Top 25 AI/Machine Language influencers, a Top 50 Blockchain Influencer, and Top 50 Digital Transformation Influencer. Tamara is an IBM Futurist and was ranked as the third most mentioned person on Twitter by Chief Marketing Officers in 2015 by Leadtail. In addition, in 2016, Tamara was named the #1 Most Influential Woman in Martech by B2B Marketing. Tamara is the creator of the trademarked RelationShift® method.

Recent Episodes

183: The Art of the 1-Page Strategy | ThinkCast - Gartner Podcast

April 16, 2019

Featured Guest: Heather Colella, Mark Driver, James Stravidis

Toss out those 250-page strategy documents. You only need one page. Gartner expert Heather Colella helps you master the art of the one-page strategy (01:41). Also, Gartner's Mark Driver makes sure you stay in compliance with Java's latest release and support changes (21:37); and we revisit a conversation with former NATO military commander Admiral James Stravidis on a common fear for all of us -- cybersecurity (43:37). 

Global Challenges for Tech Service Providers | Gartner Podcast

April 12, 2019

Featured Guest: Scott Morrison

We hear all the time how digital transformation is upending the way we do business and the related headaches that come with that change. Product managers not only have to adjust to the changes digital brings to their organizations, but they must anticipate and guide clients and prospects through the changes happening in their enterprises. But are those changes consistent across the world? Gartner expert Scott Morrison spans the globe for answers.

Deeper Thinking: Good is the New Cool | ThinkCast - Gartner Podcast

April 09, 2019

Featured Guest: Afdhel Aziz

Marketing expert Afdhel Aziz calls on companies to "market like you give a damn." But that requires a shift in mindset from selling to serving. Join this extended conversation as we go deeper with Afdhel Aziz on why "Good is the New Cool."

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