VP Analyst, Gartner Research
Roberta Witty is a Vice President in Gartner Research, where she is part of the Risk and Security Management Programs group. Her primary area of focus is business continuity management. Ms. Witty is the Key Initiative Lead for Gartner for IT Leaders (ITL) and chairs the BCM program at Gartner’s annual Security & Risk Management Summit. Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Witty managed the technology risk management function for the corporate trust business of The Chase Manhattan Bank. In this role, she was responsible for awareness, advisory and compliance services regarding the business implementation of IT control policies, including information security, business continuity and Y2K business resumption planning. Before joining Chase, she was the information security officer for ING (New York), where her responsibilities included information security program development and implementation, security administration, and business continuity planning. Prior to ING, Ms. Witty held information security positions at the heritage organizations of both Chase and Chemical Bank.