Paul DeBeasi

Paul DeBeasi

Vice President

Paul DeBeasi is Chief of Research for Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. DeBeasi’s research focuses on Internet of Things (IoT) strategy, architecture and delivery. He presents these topics at IT industry events, collaborates with technical professionals to solve challenging problems and advises executive management.

Prior to becoming an analyst, Mr. DeBeasi spent 12 years working at communication companies (Cascade Communications, NetSuite, IPHighway) in product management roles. He worked as VP of Product Management for seven of those years. Before that, Mr. DeBeasi was a software engineer for 12 years, working at various communication companies (Bell Labs, Prime Computer, Chipcom).

Years of Experience:

  • 11 years in total with Gartner
  • 33 years in IT industry
  • 33 years in Technology & Telecommunications industry

Top 5 Issues I Help Clients Address:

  • How do I create an Internet of Things strategy?
  • How do I design an Internet of Things architecture?
  • How do I integrate IoT with my infrastructure?
  • Which IoT vendors should I be working with?
  • How do I design the IoT edge?

Roles That Need My Research:

  • Architect
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • VP IT
  • Director IT

Top Vendors I Cover:

  • Microsoft Corporation (Internet of Things)
  • Ptc Inc. (Internet of Things)
  • Amazon Web Services LLC (Internet of Things)

Top Key Initiatives I Cover:

  • Infrastructure and Operations Leaders
  • Mobile and Endpoint Strategies

Common Inquiries I Address:

  • Internet of Things: Strategy, architecture, technology, delivery and integration issues.
Monday, August 21, 2017 / 5:20 PM - 6:05 PM

TechDemo: How Do I Lead an Internet of Things Program?

Imagine you had to lead the Internet of Things program at your organization. Would you know what to do? This session uses a live tech demo to answer these questions:
(1) How do I overcome the key IoT technical, staffing and architectural challenges?
(2) How do I reap the four benefits of rapid prototyping?
(3) How do I use the Gartner five-step process to lead my IoT program?
Attendees receive a downloadable IoT starter kit.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 / 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

How Do I Architect an Internet of Things System Using the Gartner IoT Reference Model?

IoT security concerns, integration complexity and technical immaturity present daunting challenges to the technical professional. This session uses the Gartner IoT Reference Model to show how to:
(1) Decompose IoT system complexity
(2) Build an IoT architectural blueprint and
(3) Expose key system interfaces.
Attendees receive a downloadable IoT reference model kit.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 / 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

IoT TechDemo: Integrating IoT Cloud and Edge Computing

Organizations are using IoT cloud platforms for stream processing, advanced analytics and machine learning. But many use cases will increasingly require the integration of edge computing with cloud computing. What technical challenges must you overcome? (Please note: this informal demo provides a behind-the-scenes view of how the demo was built, and any components or back-end services used during the demo. The Demo will repeat every 10 minutes)

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 / 11:10 AM - 11:55 AM

TechDemo: How Do I Architect the Internet of Things Edge?

The IoT Edge is where the physical and digital worlds meet. The Edge can be very simple and constrained or complex and distributed. This session will answer these key questions:
(1) How does the IoT system architecture affect IoT Edge design?
(2) How do I overcome common IoT Edge design challenges?
(3) How do I integrate the IoT Edge with the IoT platform?
Attendees receive a downloadable IoT Edge design kit.

Meet the analysts face to face.

Gartner Catalyst Conference 2017
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, 1 Market Pl,San Diego,CA92101
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