Analyst Profile

Brian Burke

Brian Burke

Research VP

17 years at Gartner,  35 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English, Spanish

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."

Background

Previous Experience

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.

Professional Background

  • Meta Group, Research Vice President, 7 years
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, Chief Architect, 13 years

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