Chris Gonsalves is an award-winning journalist, researcher, author and public speaker focused on the intersection of secure, resilient informational technology and effective business strategy. Chris has spent two decades researching and analyzing enterprise IT systems and the channel ecosystem that deliver them.
As Senior Vice President of Research at The 2112 Group, Chris helps clients cut through the fog of channel hype, spin, alchemy and urban legend with a data-backed approach to identifying market opportunities, developing go-to-market strategies and optimizing partner performance.
Prior to joining 2112, Chris served as Research Director at the Institute for Applied Network Security, where he delivered research-based content, analysis and consultation to improve the security posture at Fortune 500 enterprises.
A seasoned technology journalist and a veteran Army technologist, Chris previously served as editor-in-chief of Channelnomics and executive editor of TechTarget’s CIO and IT Strategy group. He’s also the former editor-in-chief of Baseline Magazine and executive editor of eWEEK, Channel Insider and VARBusiness.
His mainstream media experience includes reporting and editing stints at The Providence Journal and Dow Jones.