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Christopher Gilchrist

Principal Analyst

Christopher is a principal analyst within Forrester’s CIO research group covering the organizational and people side of technology advancement. His research supports audiences with issues surrounding organizational development, change management, and learning to optimize capabilities and the adoption of technology. He also provides future-fit guidance on how to innovate at scale while maintaining a sound balance between adaptivity, creativity, and resiliency.

Previous Work Experience

For more than ten years, Christopher has held global roles focused on innovating at scale while maintaining sound organizational-wide management practices. He is an experienced advisor on optimizing organizational alignment, proficiency, and competency with technology. He has led solutions across a wide array of organizational development issues, including digital transformation risk management strategies; redesigning performance and risk governance programs; reengineering workforce models; and risk-based change management strategies for complex operations.

Aside from these professional endeavors, Christopher continues to support research on the future of work and its subsequent effect on labor economics at his alma mater, Columbia University.

Education

Christopher holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Science from Columbia University in New York City.

Christopher is a principal analyst within Forrester’s CIO research group covering the organizational and people side of technology advancement. His research supports audiences with issues surrounding organizational development, change management, and learning to optimize capabilities and the adoption of technology. He also provides future-fit guidance on how to innovate at scale while maintaining a sound balance between adaptivity, creativity, and resiliency.

Previous Work Experience

For more than ten years, Christopher has held global roles focused on innovating at scale while maintaining sound organizational-wide management practices. He is an experienced advisor on optimizing organizational alignment, proficiency, and competency with technology. He has led solutions across a wide array of organizational development issues, including digital transformation risk management strategies; redesigning performance and risk governance programs; reengineering workforce models; and risk-based change management strategies for complex operations.

Aside from these professional endeavors, Christopher continues to support research on the future of work and its subsequent effect on labor economics at his alma mater, Columbia University.

Education

Christopher holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Science from Columbia University in New York City.