• Former (retired) Gartner Research Vice President focusing on Enterprise Mobility, IoT connectivity, 5G and Private Mobile Networks

     

    Experience

     

    41 years in the IT industry, whereof 21 years as a Gartner analyst (including four years with META Group prior to the acquisition in 2005)

     

    Coaching large enterprises on Enterprise Mobility and IOT Connectivity including proposal reviews as well as their adoption of BYOD, BYOPC, MMS and other initiatives

     

    Worked with some of the largest global Communication Service Providers (CSPs) on their product strategy and go to market initiatives around Enterprise Mobility, 5G, Private Mobile Networks (PMN) and IoT Connectivity

     

    Worked with a number of leading High Tech Companies around their GTM strategies for ruggedized devices and managed services as well as a large number of companies focused on Frontline Workers (FLWs)

     

    Gartner Vendor Lead Analyst (a three-year assignment) for a number of complex vendors like AT&T, Vodafone, Ericsson and Nokia. This encompasses coordinating Gartner position across written research as well as liaising with vendor executives.

     

    Speaking at numerous Gartner Symposiums and Summits across five continents including being conference chair for some, as well as vendor events and client internal events

     

    Published 279 Gartner research notes with my name on them, whereof 24 MQs, 58 Hype Cycles, 13 Cool Vendor and five Market Guide reports and with a total of 119 of them as lead analyst

     

    Leading or coauthoring MQs on MDM, M2M/IoT Connectivity as well as Managed Mobility Services. Being part of all of them since inception as well as contributing to other MQs, Critical Capabilities notes and Market Guides which has provided intrinsic insights into the creation process of these types of research notes

     

    Spearheaded Gartner research into M2M/IoT as well as Enterprise Mobility for two decades. Ignited Gartner research into ruggedized and Frontline Workers (FLW) in 2017

     

    Before becoming an analyst, a multitude of positions with a publicly traded software company listed on Nasdaq and serving as CTO before leaving for META Group

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