Analyst Profile

Michael A. Silver

Michael A. Silver

VP Distinguished Analyst

18 years at Gartner ,  28 years IT industry


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

Background

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

Education

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

Languages

English