Dale Kutnick

Dale Kutnick

Senior Vice President and Director of Research

Dale Kutnick is senior vice president of Gartner Executive Programs where he is focused on expanding the IT executive segment of the company’s business by ensuring the delivery of indispensable research and advisory services to the membership base. Prior to his current position, Kutnick was senior vice president and director of research, where he focused on quality control of research deliverables, developing new forms of content and client interaction, and improving client support. He also led the Corporate Marketing & Communications group.

Kutnick joined Gartner in 2005 following the company’s acquisition of META Group where he was co-founder, chairman of the board and research director. He also served as president, CEO and research director of META Group from its inception in 1989 through 2002. In addition to his operational duties as CEO, Kutnick led the creation, development, packaging and management of content quality for the company’s intellectual capital. He was also a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences, a contributor to many books and other publications and a consultant to numerous IT industry CEOs and CIOs. During Kutnick’s tenure as CEO, META Group had a successful initial public offering in December 1995, quadrupled revenue and was profitable for 19 consecutive quarters.

Before co-founding META Group, Kutnick was executive vice president of research at Gartner and an executive vice president at Gartner Securities. Prior to joining Gartner, he was executive director and research director at Yankee Group, a technology research and consulting firm, and a principal at Battery Ventures, a venture capital firm.

A graduate of Yale University, Kutnick is a member of the board of directors of First Albany Corp.

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