Analyst Profile
Tom Scholtz
Tom Scholtz
VP & Gartner Fellow
Camberley United Kingdom
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Years of Experience
18 years at Gartner
32 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Security & Privacy

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Roles and Responsibilities
Tom Scholtz is a Research Vice President in Gartner, where he advises clients on security management strategies and trends, and is an acknowledged authority on information security policy design, security organizational dynamics, and security management processes. Based in the United Kingdom, Mr. Scholtz is a regular presenter at European industry events.
Previous Experience
Mr. Scholtz has more than 20 years of experience in information security and systems management. His background includes extensive technology experience in the utility and banking industries. Mr. Scholtz joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of META Group, where he was an analyst for eight years. Before META Group, he served in various IT architecture and operations roles for a number of South African companies.
Professional Background
META Group, Vice President, 8 years
Nedcor Bank, Operations Manager, 1 year
Eskom, IT Advisor, 13 years
Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, University of South Africa
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

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Prepare for the Security Implications of Engagement Initiatives 13-Mar-2014 Tom Scholtz, Matthew W. Cain, Andrew Walls
Toolkit: Simple Functional Information Security Taxonomy 28-Feb-2014 Tom Scholtz
Understand the Role of an Interim External CISO 24-Jan-2014 Tom Scholtz
Achieve Level 4 Maturity in Gartner's ITScore for Information Security 29-Oct-2013 Rob McMillan, Tom Scholtz
Develop the Skills of the Contemporary CISO 17-Oct-2013 Tom Scholtz