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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Toolkit: Sample PCS Principles, Rights and Responsibilities Templates 25-Aug-2014 Tom Scholtz
Information Security Organization Dynamics 04-Aug-2014 Tom Scholtz
Job Descriptions for Risk and Security Leaders 18-Jul-2014 Tom Scholtz, Carsten Casper
Take a People-Centric Approach to Simplify Identity and Access Management 02-Jul-2014 Ant Allan, Tom Scholtz
The Chief Information Security Officer's First 100 Days 27-Jun-2014 Tom Scholtz, F. Christian Byrnes