Joseph C. Pucciarelli
Vice President & IT Executive Advisor
Directions 2012 (U.S) Participating Analysts
As an IT Executive Advisor, Joseph Pucciarelli uses his 20-plus years of business and technology experience to provide ongoing insight and guidance to business and technology executives seeking to leverage the critical technologies of cloud computing, mobility, social business, and big data/analytics that have begun transforming both 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 will focus his research on operational, organizational, and financial implications confronting clients.
Mr. Pucciarelli's research is published within IDC's CIO Agenda and IT Cloud Decision Economics research programs; as well as publishing 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 Tool that helps inform those seeking insights into their application and workload hosting strategies by enabling the comparison of an existing workload hosted on a traditional IT architecture with both a private and public hosting platform. Finally, he leads a number of analyst training and professional development programs for the firm.
In his blog, Mr. Pucciarelli addresses business-critical IT agenda issues (available on the IDC Insights Community - http://idc-insights-community.com). His Twitter handle is JPUCC.
Previously, as Program Director, Technology Financial Strategies for IDC, Mr. Pucciarelli has provided wide-ranging research on IT funding and financing strategies for both 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.