W. Roy Schulte
Distinguished VP Analyst
32 years at Gartner
24 years industry experience
Stamford, CT USA
Roles and Responsibilities
Roy Schulte works on best practices, design patterns and technology selection for real-time analytics and decision management. Real-time analytics support situation awareness, sense-and-respond behavior and enterprise nervous systems through the use of stream analytics, publish-and-subscribe messaging, and time-series analytics. Decision management solutions enable decision automation and human decision support by leveraging business rule processing and decision services that that combine rules with machine learning and optimization analytics. Roy focuses across industries, wherever real-time analytics and decision making are relevant. He is co-author of the McGraw-Hill book, "Event Processing: Designing IT Systems for Agile Companies."
W. Roy Schulte's Recent Gartner Activity
Before joining Gartner, Mr. Schulte was a product manager at Digital Equipment Corp. and managed the competitive analysis and market development teams at Data General. He previously served as system programmer, database administrator, application programmer and financial analyst at CIGNA Insurance, Evans Products, Lahey Clinic and MIT's Urban Systems Laboratory.
Data General, Manager of Competitive Analysis, Manager of Market Development, 8 years
Digital Equipment, Product Manager, 2 years
Lahey Clinic, Software System Programmer, DBA, Application Developer, 3 years
Co-authored the McGraw Hill book "Event Processing: Designing IT Systems for Agile Companies"
Coined the term "business activity monitoring" (BAM)
Primary author of the 1996 Gartner report that introduced the term "service-oriented architecture" (SOA) to the industry.
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
M.S., MIT Sloan School of Management