Analyst Profile

Simon Hayward

Simon Hayward

Managing VP

16 years at Gartner ,  41 years IT industry


Roles and Responsibilities

Simon Hayward is currently working on innovations in Gartner's forecasting methodology. Previously, he was a Role Service Director responsible for coordinating Gartner research delivered to clients on the supply side of the technology and telecom industry. Mr. Hayward has been a chief of research with responsibility for overseeing research in the software sector, and is a Gartner Fellow. His personal interests include the relationship of business processes, software applications and software infrastructure. He has researched other topics, including groupware, intranets, knowledge management and mobile computing.

Areas of Coverage

  • Emerging Trends & Technologies
  • High Performance Workplace

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hayward was chief technology officer of TeamWARE Group, a unit of Fujitsu, where he was responsible for developing groupware, workflow and related products for collaborative office working.

Professional Background

ICL, Vice President, 20 years
STC, Systems Analyst, 5 years
TeamWARE Group, Fujitsu, Chief Technology Officer, 3 years

Education

B.A., Mathematics and Philosophy, Oxford University

Languages

English