Analyst Profile

Monica Basso

Monica Basso

Research VP

16 years at Gartner ,  25 years industry experience
Milan, MI Italy


Roles and Responsibilities

Monica Basso is a Research Vice President for Gartner Research, in the Digital Workplace team. With 25 years of experience in IT and strong specialization on enterprise mobility, Ms. Basso leads Gartner research on enterprise file synchronization and sharing (EFSS) and the modern content cloud and social collaboration. She advises clients on strategies for digital transformation of the workplace, leveraging mobility, cloud and content collaboration. Other coverage areas include mobility management and security, "bring your own device" (BYOD), mobile collaboration and mobility strategy. Ms. Basso leads the Gartner IT Market Clock research and special report publication yearly. Other areas of interest include the impact of digital technologies on people, society and organizations; social trends affecting technology adoption; generational changes in IT; and innovation.

Areas of Coverage

  • Mobile & Wireless

Monica Basso's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research

Background

Previous Experience

Ms. Basso has 25 years of experience in information and communications technology, having held both technical and management positions. Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Basso worked at Alcatel as a business development manager and business unit manager, in the area of multichannel applications and Internet portals. Prior to that, she worked for TXT e-solutions as project manager for large European cooperative IT projects, covering Internet technologies and applications, business process re-engineering, and software engineering domains. Her initial experiences focused on software design and implementation as a software engineer for real-time embedded applications.

Professional Background

Alcatel, Business Unit Manager/Business Development Manager, 2 years
TXT e-solutions, Project Manager/Software Engineer, 8 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Research Thought Leadership Award (2008)

Education

M.S., Electronics Engineering, with honors, Politecnico di Milano

Languages

English
Italian