CIO Symposium Contributor

Mark McDonald, Ph.D.

Group Vice President, Gartner Fellow


Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panel 2012


Mark McDonald, Ph.D., is a group vice president, head of research in Gartner Executive Programs, and a Gartner Fellow. He is responsible for the research agenda focused exclusively on CIOs and the business of information technology. Mr. McDonald is the lead author of research in the areas of CIO credibility, the business use of advanced technologies, enterprise architecture and business process transformation. He is the co-author of the forthcoming book, "The Social Organization" (October 2011) with Anthony Bradley. He is also the co-author with Peter Keen of "The eProcess Edge" and the author of "Architecting Enterprises — Achieving Performance and Flexibility." He has also been interviewed or published in the Wall Street Journal, Computerworld, CIO Magazine, the Financial Times and other publications. He routinely works with senior business and technology executives and is currently working on the issue of innovation in management.