VP Distinguished Analyst
32 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Dave Aron is a Vice President and Gartner Fellow in the CIO Research group, focusing on digital business and innovation. Mr. Aron is a thought leader on digital business strategy and disruptive trends such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and the impact of the digital giants. He has received Gartner's Analyst of the Year award, created Gartner's IT strategy framework and originated the concept and term "bimodal." He was voted one of the 50 most influential people in U.K. IT in 2017. He has taught business and IT topics at a number of business schools, including London Business School, Oxford University's Said Business School and Henley Business School, and recently wrote a book, "The Essence of Strategy."
Areas of Coverage
- IT Management
Dave Aron's Recent Gartner Activity
I led the global research function at Leading Edge Forum, leading a team of researchers creating insight for clients about leading edge trends, including leading study tours to Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Baring Securities, Systems and Security Manager, 4 years
Leading Edge Forum, Global Head of Research, 2 years
McKinsey, Associate, 2 years
Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
Fellow of British Computer Society (FBCS)
Gartner Analyst of the Year, 2009
B.Sc. (I), Queen Mary College
M.B.A., London Business School