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Whit Andrews | Vice President and Distinguished Analyst

Whit Andrews is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research. Mr. Andrews is the agenda manager for Artificial Intelligence. He addresses in particular use cases and business opportunities for AI and cognitive computing. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Andrews was a senior editor at Internet World magazine for four years, where he covered electronic commerce and the major web portals. Previous to that, he worked as a newspaper reporter.

Sanil Solanki | Research Director

Sanil Solanki is a Research Director with Gartner Research. His focus is on IT cost-optimization practices, innovation accounting, IT project finance, project benefit realization and the business value of IT. Before joining Gartner, Mr. Solanki’s job responsibilities were: IT cost base optimization and year-over-year cost reductions; IT project finance, investment prioritization, benefits realization, understanding the business model and sourcing options for project resources; and outsourcing business case model review.

Daniel Sanchez Reina | Research Director

Daniel Sanchez Reina is a Research Director for Gartner’s Leadership, Culture and People Dynamics team in the CIO Research group. Mr. Sanchez Reina covers the complex challenges of High-Performing Teams, Organizational and Cultural Change, Leadership Skills and Competencies, and Digital Transformation initiatives. He provides research on a worldwide basis, advising clients on their specific needs to achieve sustainable growth. Mr. Sanchez Reina brings to Gartner over 20 years of experience in delivering people and digital transformation initiatives in different industries. He worked as a CIO for Sony Europe (Consumer Electronics Industry) and Laboratorios Isdin (Pharmaceutical Industry), and he also has an extensive background as a consultant as well as an executive coach. He has published two books on leadership and high-performing teams.

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