Analyst Profile

John Barber

John Barber

Practice Vice President

13 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

John Barber is a Managing Vice President for the Internet of Things Group in the Technology and Service Provider Research organization. Mr. Barber also leads the Internet of Things Center of Excellence.

Areas of Coverage

  • Emerging Trends & Technologies


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Barber was a product manager for NEC Electronics, where he was responsible for product development and promotion of ASSPs targeting the digital consumer set-top box, DVD recorder and audio/video for PC markets. Mr. Barber has served as a member on the board of directors and as marketing working group chairman for the 1394 Trade Association. He has more than 15 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, including working for Applied Materials, Cisco Systems and NEC Electronics.

Professional Background

Applied Materials, Western Region Account Manager - Installed Base Services & Support, 5 years
Cisco Systems, Project Manager - Global Products & Services, 1 year
NEC Electronics America, Product Marketing Manager - Digital Consumer ASSP group, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Research Golden Quill Award, 2008
NEC Electronics America Design Win Award, 2004


B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
M.B.A., San Jose State University (in progress)



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