Distinguished VP Analyst
31 years at Gartner
34 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Matthew Cain is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst 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.
Matt Cain's Recent Gartner Activity
The Future of Work and the New Work Nucleus
08 January 2020
Execute Digital Workplace Strategies in a Post-Pandemic World
28 May 2020
14 Steps to Turbocharge Your Digital Workplace
27 August 2020
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Gartner Digital Workplace Summit
14 June 2021 - 15 June 2021
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 and Distinguished Analyst, 18 years
Three-time winner of the Gartner Thought Leadership Award for his work on the digital workplace, workforce digital dexterity and effective responses to the pandemic.
Two-time winner of Gartner's Golden Quill Award for excellence in writing
B.A., Dickinson College
M.A., Columbia University