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Stephen Prentice
Stephen Prentice
VP & Gartner Fellow
Clynderwen United Kingdom
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Years of Experience
17 years at Gartner
39 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
IT Management

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Roles and Responsibilities
Steve focuses on the evolving relationship between Technology, Business and Society - interpreting the complex interactions and trends for a business audience. He works primarily with senior business executives across multiple industries and in all geographies to help them build effective business strategies for the digital age. With a broad background in telecommunications, hardware, software and professional services covering more than three decades he has a wealth of experience and expertise to drive insight. He combines technical understanding with human and behavioral factors to build a compelling perspective on how technology is changing the world. He is an accomplished presenter and speaker, and frequently delivers keynote presentations at high-profile events around the world.
Previous Experience
Mr. Prentice joined Gartner in March 1997 from GPT, where he was director of marketing with the payphones group. Prior to GPT, he held a variety of marketing-oriented roles with both software and hardware vendors, including seven years with Logica, undertaking a wide range of client-based consultancy and market research in the IT and telecommunications sectors.
Professional Background
GPT, Director of Marketing, 4 years
Santa Cruz Operation, Channel Marketing Manager, 7 years
Logica, Consultant, 7 years
Postgraduate certificate in Business Management, Coventry University
Postgraduate diploma in Technological Economics, University of Stirling
Bachelor's degree in Marine Biology, University of Liverpool

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Hype Cycle for Human-Computer Interaction, 2014 13-Aug-2014 Adib Carl Ghubril, Stephen Prentice
Get Ready for Digital Business With the Digital Business Development Path 23-Jun-2014 Jorge Lopez, Patrick Meehan, Stephen Prentice, Mark Raskino, Chris Howard, David A. Willis
Differentiation in Asset-Centric Companies 19-Jun-2014 Kristian Steenstrup, Stephen Prentice
How CIOs Need to Think About Digital Business Technologies 14-May-2014 Hung LeHong, Stephen Prentice, Kristian Steenstrup, Tomas Nielsen, Earl Perkins
Assessing the Business Impact of New Technology — A Three-Level Framework 23-Apr-2014 Stephen Prentice