Distinguished VP Analyst
27 years at Gartner, 41 years industry experience
Location: United Kingdom | Language(s): Afrikaans, English
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.
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)