Analyst Profile

Simon Mingay

Simon Mingay

Research VP

18 years at Gartner ,  32 years industry experience
Cardiff United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Simon Mingay is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research. Mr. Mingay is currently researching several key areas. The first is bimodal IT. In addition, he is looking at shadow IT. Areas he has covered for many years include IT service portfolios, IT service management and IT shared services, encompassing the related issues of IT process improvement, ITIL, IT governance, IT organization design, IT operating models (centralized versus decentralized organization), and the business value of IT. In the recent past, he has researched environmental sustainability and green IT, and their impact on organizations, IT and the IT industry. This encompasses all aspects of green IT and energy-efficient data centers, and IT's role in enterprise energy management, sustainability performance management, CSR reporting, smart buildings and the business case for sustainability.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Management


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Mingay worked in the semiconductor industry in various roles within the IT organization, from IT service management to strategic planning within the group function.

Professional Background

Inmos, IT Support Manager, 8 years
STMicroelectronics, Group OA Strategy Manager, 4 years
STMicroelectronics, IT Manager, 4 years


B.Sc., with honors, Computer Studies, University of South Wales
M.B.A., Cardiff Business School
Postgraduate Diploma, Environmental Decision Making, Open University