VP & Gartner Fellow
4 years at Gartner
26 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Frank Buytendijk is a Gartner Fellow in Gartner's Data and Analytics group, pioneering the topic of "digital ethics" and "digital society" helping organizations to do the "right thing" with technology and avoid "messing up." Mr. Buytendijk further covers data and analytics. In addition to his responsibilities at Gartner, Mr. Buytendijk is a visiting Fellow at Cranfield University School of Management, and a regular guest lecturer at Warwick Business School. Mr. Buytendijk has a solid history of his work being right on time or becoming relevant one to two years after publication. Examples include ethics/privacy in analytics (2012), embracing complexity (2011), management excellence (2009), behavioral performance management (2008), high-performance organizations (2005), collaborative decision making (2003), enterprise performance management (2002), business activity monitoring (2001) and BI/ERP (1998).
Areas of Coverage
- Data Management & Integration
Frank Buytendijk's Recent Gartner Activity
What Is True? What Is Real? And Does It Matter in the Data-Driven World?
25 May 2016
The Chief Data Officer's Guide to Meaningful Business Metrics
29 June 2016
What Is True? What Is Real? And Does It Matter In a Data-Driven World?
30 November 2016
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Mr. Buytendijk's previous role at Gartner covered business intelligence, data warehousing and performance management. Outside of Gartner, he was VP of Corporate Strategy at Hyperion, which was acquired by Oracle. At Oracle, he ran part of the Hyperion business unit, and later he founded and ran a global Oracle thought leadership program. He was also Chief Marketing Officer at the Netherlands-based software vendor Be Informed. Mr. Buytendijk is also the author of five books, including "Performance Leadership," which is about organizational behavior; "Dealing With Dilemmas," which covers strategy; and "Socrates Reloaded," which explores the philosophy and ethics of information technology. One of his case studies from "Dealing With Dilemmas" was even included in the Harvard Business Review case study database.
Be Informed, Chief Marketing Officer, 2 years
Hyperion, VP of Corporate Strategy, 1 year
Oracle, VP - Enterprise Performance Management and Business Intelligence, 3 years
Best Symposium Presentation Award (2013) â Digital Ethics
Best Symposium Presentation Award (2014) â Digital Ethics
Gartner Above and Beyond Award (2001)
Gartner Cultural Icon Award (2003) â Unconventional Presentation Style
Gartner Thought Leadership Award (2004) â Performance Management
TDWI Fellow (2012)
Thought Leadership Award (2014) â Digital Ethics
Thought Leadership Award (2016) â Digital Connectivism and Digital Society
Thought Leadership Award (2016) â Symposium Keynote
Business Informatics, Institute for Economics and Management, Utrecht, Netherlands