Analyst Profile

Michael A. Silver

Michael A. Silver

VP Distinguished Analyst

19 years at Gartner ,  29 years industry experience
Stamford, CT USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Michael Silver is a vice president and research director in Gartner Research, where he is part of the Client Computing group. His areas of coverage include client operating systems, office productivity suites, Windows and office migrations, and total cost of ownership issues in the above areas. Mr. Silver has also been helping clients decide how to handle their Microsoft Enterprise Agreements.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Asset Management
  • PCs, Laptops & Handheld Devices


Previous Experience

Mr. Silver has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Gartner, he spent more than 11 years at IBM.

Professional Background

IBM, Systems Engineer, 11 years


M.B.A., Marketing and International Business, Stern School of Business at New York University