Dr Marianne Broadbent leads the global research program for Gartner’s Executive Programs, which has a membership base of over 1,500 CIOs worldwide. Dr Broadbent works extensively as an adviser and advice broker with business and IT management teams. Her particular areas of interest and expertise are the fusion of business and technology strategies and investments, the implications of new business models, the dynamics of business value of IT, and the governance and management of business-driven IT, particularly in international environments.
Marianne was previously a Professor in the Management of Information Systems at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, Visiting Researcher at Boston University, and Head of the Department of Information Services at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. She is co-author of the book Leveraging the New Infrastructure: How Market Leaders Capitalize on Information Technology
published by Harvard Business School Press in 1998 and has won two international Best Paper awards. Marianne has a bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Sydney and Macquarie Universities respectively, and a doctorate from the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne.