Analyst Profile

Matthew W. Cain

Matthew W. Cain

VP Distinguished Analyst

25 years at Gartner ,  28 years industry experience
Washington, CT USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Matt Cain is a Vice President at Gartner. He is a futurist focusing on the intersection of technology, job skills and workforce culture. He co-founded Gartner's Digital Workplace key initiative, which is designed to help IT leaders plan and execute technology strategies that incorporate consumer, workforce and business trends.

Areas of Coverage

  • Digital Workplace

Matthew W. Cain's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Cain has more than 29 years of IT experience. He joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he specialized in email and collaboration technologies. Before joining Meta Group in 1990, Mr. Cain was the managing editor of MIS Week. He began his career as an editor for Electronic News.

Professional Background

Fairchild Publications, Managing Editor, MIS Week; Senior Editor, Electronic News, 4 years
Meta Group, Vice President, 18 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Two-time winner of Gartner's Golden Quill award for excellence in writing
Winner of the 2014 Gartner Thought Leadership Award for his work on the Digital Workplace

Education

B.A., Dickinson College
M.A., Columbia University

Languages

English