Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor

As an Group Vice President & IT Executive Advisor with 20-plus years of business and technology experience, Joseph Pucciarelli provides ongoing insight and guidance to business and technology executives seeking to leverage cloud computing, mobility, social business, and big data/analytics — critical technologies that are transforming business and consumer technology usage and interaction models. As business and IT leaders continue to struggle with strategizing, applying, and quantifying how these changes are affecting their organizations, Mr. Pucciarelli's research focuses on the operational, organizational, and financial challenges that confront IDC's clients.

Mr. Pucciarelli's research is published within IDC's CIO & Technology Professionals Agenda and IT Cloud Decision Economics research programs and as part of an ongoing series of in-depth special research reports on a range of technology management issues. He recently led the IDC team that published a Cloud Decision Framework that supports clients seeking insights into their application and workload hosting strategies. This framework enables the comparison of an existing workload hosted on a traditional IT architecture with the same workload on either a private or public hosting platform. Mr. Pucciarelli also leads analyst training and professional development programs for IDC.

In his blog, Mr. Pucciarelli addresses business-critical IT agenda issues (available on the IDC Insights Community - His Twitter handle is JPUCC.

Previously, as Program Director, Technology Financial Strategies for IDC, Mr. Pucciarelli provided wide-ranging research on IT funding and financing strategies for technology providers and IT organizations. His published research on IT security and the U.S. financial system prompted a Congressional hearing before which he was called to testify.

A noted analyst with broad-ranging business experience in the financing and technology industries, Mr. Pucciarelli has held a variety of consulting, product marketing, risk management, and senior management positions with companies including Gartner, GE Capital, Peregrine Systems, and his own company, Strategance.

Mr. Pucciarelli graduated with honor from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ with a bachelor's degree in systems planning and management.