17 years at Gartner
35 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Brian Burke is Research VP for Technology Innovation with 25 years experience in technology innovation and enterprise architecture roles. Mr. Burke's research focuses primarily on trendspotting emerging and strategic technology trends. He is the lead author of the Top Strategic Technology Trends and the Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. He is also the author of the 2014 book "Gamify: How Gamification Motivates People to Do Extraordinary Things."
Brian Burke's Recent Gartner Activity
Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies
29 January 2020
The 5 Major Trends of Gartner's 2020 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle
30 September 2020
2021 Strategic Technology Trends: Impacts on Europe
16 December 2020
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Mr. Burke has a broad and diverse background in technology and strategy, having 35 years of experience in the industry. He joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he had worked for seven years. Prior to that, he held senior management positions with responsibility for the development of IT strategy and enterprise architecture and the implementation of emerging technologies.
Meta Group, Research Vice President, 7 years
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Chief Architect, 13 years