Distinguished VP Analyst
30 years at Gartner
33 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Matthew Cain is a Vice President at Gartner. Mr. Cain is a futurist focusing on the intersection of technology, job skills and workforce culture. He founded Gartner's Digital Workplace and digital dexterity key initiative, which is designed to help IT leaders plan and execute technology strategies that incorporate consumer, workforce and business trends.
Matthew Cain's Recent Gartner Activity
Digital Workplace Hype Cycle: Explore the Future of Work
11 February 2019
The Future of Work and the New Work Nucleus
08 January 2020
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Gartner Digital Workplace Summit
15 March 2020 - 18 March 2020
Upcoming Gartner Events
Mr. Cain has more than 29 years of IT experience. He joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he specialized in email and collaboration technologies. Before joining Meta Group in 1990, he was the managing editor of MIS Week. He began his career as an editor for Electronic News.
Fairchild Publications, Managing Editor, MIS Week; Senior Editor, Electronic News, 4 years
Meta Group, Vice President, 18 years
Two-time winner of Gartner's Golden Quill Award for excellence in writing
Two-time winner of the Gartner Thought Leadership Award for his work on the digital workplace and workforce digital dexterity.
B.A., Dickinson College
M.A., Columbia University