VP & Gartner Fellow
21 years at Gartner
34 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Tom Scholtz is a Research Vice President and Gartner Fellow. He is also 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 United Kingdom, Mr. Scholtz is a regular presenter at European industry events.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
Tom Scholtz's Recent Gartner Activity
Governing Risk and Security in the Digital Business
21 June 2016
Managing Risk and Security at the Speed of Digital Business
17 November 2016
Disband Your Security Team Now!
14 December 2016
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. Mr. Scholtz 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)