Analyst Profile

Matthew J Boon

Matthew J Boon

Managing VP

18 years at Gartner ,  27 years industry experience
North Sydney, Australia

Roles and Responsibilities

Matthew Boon is a Managing Vice President and Group Team Manager in Gartner Research, with global responsibility for the Technology and Service Provider group's Personal Technologies team, focusing on devices, services and apps as they relate to personal technologies across and intersecting the business and consumer markets. The Personal Technologies team covers trends and analysis of the marketplace with respect to personal technologies, directions, trends and issues. Mr. Boon's team of analysts spans the globe, reporting and advising on personal technologies and market trends, publishing research, and advising clients on strategic and tactical advantages related to trends in all aspects of personal-technologies-related markets. Mr. Boon is based in the Gartner office in Sydney, Australia. In addition, he spends time researching and delivering advice and content on personal technology and deployment trends, particularly across the Asia/Pacific region. Mr. Boon is a frequent speaker at Gartner and industry events and is often sought for comment by the IT press. He also provides perspectives on broader IT deployment trends across areas such as the data center, cloud, IOT, and key CIO and business-related technology priorities and investments.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage

Matthew J Boon's Recent Gartner Activity

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Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in May 2000, Mr. Boon was with Tower Technology, an integrated document management company, for eight months, where he was a senior market analyst responsible for developing a competitive intelligence program that covered the major integrated document management software companies. Before this, he spent 8.5 years at Australian IT consultants Ideas International, where he managed the company's server and storage competitive intelligence and pricing databases, covering data collection, reporting and management of a team of analysts.

Professional Background

David Jones Australia, Assistant National Buyer, 3 years
Ideas International, Product Manager, 9 years
Tower Technology, Senior Market Analyst, 1 year


Currently studying for an M.B.A. in Marketing at the University of New England in Australia
Diploma in Marketing Management