Citrix yesterday announced that it has hired former Gartner analyst, Gunnar Berger as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Desktop and Apps Group. Gunnar Berger is one of the many Gartner analysts which joins a big technology company in the recent months. First, in January this year ex Gartner analyst Chris Wolf joined VMware as CTO for Americas and later virtualization.info and cloudcomputing.info founder and ex-Gartner analyst Alessandro Perilli joined Red Hat to become General Manager of the Open Hybrid Cloud program.
Berger started his IT career in 1998, and before joining Gartner was System Specialist at Teradici and Directory of End User Computing ad LogicsOne which is now called GreenPages. He worked at Gartner for almost 2 1/2 years.