Analyst Profile

Tom Scholtz

Tom Scholtz

VP & Gartner Fellow

18 years at Gartner ,  31 years IT industry
Camberley United Kingdom


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.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy

Background

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

Eskom, IT Advisor, 13 years
META Group, Vice President, 8 years
Nedcor Bank, Operations Manager, 1 year

Education

Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, University of South Africa
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Languages


Afrikaans
English