Christian Byrnes

Managing Vice President, Gartner

F. Christian Byrnes is a managing vice president in Gartner. His team is distributed across the globe and covers the management of risk-related programs such as Information Security, Business Continuity, Privacy and Compliance. In addition, he consults with leading organizations worldwide on technology direction, security trends and best practices.
Mr. Byrnes is a former CEO as well as COO, vice president strategic marketing, vice president business development and vice president of software engineering at various software companies including IBM, Martin Marietta and Landmark Corporation. Mr. Byrnes created a unique formal methodology for deployment and delivery of information security in large organizations.