VP & Gartner Fellow
CIO Award Judge 2021, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2020 (No chair)
Richard Hunter is Vice President and Gartner Fellow in Gartner’s CEO Research Group, where
his recent work has focused on issues that include digital business risk and the value of IT. Mr.
Hunter is the author of the acclaimed books World without Secrets (Wiley, New York, 2002) and
IT Risk (with George Westerman, Harvard Business Press, Boston, 2007). His most recent book,
The Real Business of IT, also co-authored with George Westerman, was published by Harvard
Business Press in October 2009 and was named by CIO Insight magazine as the best business/IT
book of 2009 in December of that year.
Mr. Hunter joined Gartner in 1995 as a research director in the application development and
management service. He was appointed vice president and director of research for application
development in 1998, a Gartner Fellow in 2002, and a member of Gartner’s Senior Research
Board in 2007. He is in much demand as a speaker and advisor to executives.