Analyst Profile

Craig Roth

Craig Roth

Managing VP

9 years at Gartner ,  29 years industry experience
Chicago, IL USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Craig Roth is Managing Vice President and an analyst for the Collaboration and Content group in Gartner for Technical Professionals. Mr. Roth covers a wide range of knowledge and Web-related topics at the intersection of collaboration, content management and communication. Technologies covered include enterprise portals, Microsoft SharePoint and attention management (information overload). He also covers foundational issues around these topics, such as governance, service delivery and business cases.

Areas of Coverage

  • Application Development & Integration


Previous Experience

Mr. Roth is a 25-year IT veteran. Prior to joining Gartner, he performed duties as an IT analyst advising Global 2000 companies and held coding and management positions for executive information systems, call center systems and advanced technology projects at a Fortune 500 financial services firm. Mr. Roth also founded a small software company whose products were distributed with Electronic Arts.

Professional Background

Burton Group, Vice President and Service Director, 5 years
Discover Card, Manager, 8 years
Meta Group, Research Vice President, 9 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

His blog was listed as a Top 100 Analyst Blog by Technobabble.
Mr. Roth was rated as a top 10 expert in portals and Web services by an independent analyst rating firm.


B.S., Business, Indiana University
M.B.A., Economics and Marketing, University of Chicago (Booth School of Business)