Distinguished VP Analyst
25 years at Gartner
38 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Tom Scholtz is a Research Vice President and Gartner Fellow Emeritus. Mr. Scholtz also completed a term as the Chief of Research for Security and Risk Management. He advises clients on security management strategies and trends, and is an acknowledged authority on information security governance, security strategy, security organizational dynamics, and security management processes. Based in the U.K., he is a regular presenter at European industry events.
Tom Scholtz's Recent Gartner Activity
Re-engineer Your Security Program to Prepare Your Organization for Disruption
20 August 2020
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Mr. Scholtz has more than 20 years of experience in information security and system management. His background includes extensive technology experience in the utility and banking industries. He joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he was an analyst for eight years. Before Meta Group, he served in various IT architecture and operations roles for a number of South African companies.
Eskom, IT Advisor, 13 years
Meta Group, Vice President, 8 years
Nedcor Bank, Operations Manager, 1 year
Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, University of South Africa
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)