Distinguished VP Analyst
18 years at Gartner
44 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
John-David Lovelock is a Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in the Gartner for General Managers team. Mr. Lovelock has served as Gartner's Chief Forecaster for the past 5 years.
John-David Lovelock's Recent Gartner Activity
Q2 IT Spend Forecast: Is There Growth Within a Recession?
08 July 2020
IT Spending Forecast, 3Q20: Technology Trends Accelerated by COVID
13 October 2020
IT Spending Forecast, 4Q20 Update: Recovery in 2021 but Recovered in 2022
12 January 2021
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Tech Growth & Innovation Conference
12 July 2022 - 13 July 2022
Upcoming Gartner Events
Mr. Lovelock has 35 years of experience within the IT industry, including working eight years in a variety of healthcare environments. Prior to joining Gartner, he co-founded and managed a boutique consulting firm that specialized in large software solutions with a special emphasis on the healthcare industry. This included planning and implementing ERP systems, authoring custom software solutions, and developing long-term IT strategies at large and midsize hospitals. As a consultant, he participated in many challenging projects for companies in locations worldwide, including Europe, North America, the Caribbean and South America.
Loreada Partners, president and co-founder, 7 years
Five Thought Leadership Awards
One Quantitative Analyst of the Year
Three Quantitative Research Awards
B.A., Economics, University of Toronto