Distinguished VP Analyst
14 years at Gartner
24 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Jan-Martin Lowendahl, Ph.D. (chemistry), is a Research VP in Gartner Research, where his research area is mainly higher education governance, strategy and emerging trends. The methodologies for strategic planning and frameworks for governance are especially focused on stakeholder communication and are also used in several other sectors with a high percentage of knowledge workers or end users with large and complex consumption of IT-related services. Such organizations include R&D organizations, public-sector organizations, as well as primary and secondary education institutions.
Areas of Coverage
Jan-Martin Lowendahl's Recent Gartner Activity
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Lowendahl had 15 years of experience in higher education, including research and teaching and IT management. Most recently, he served as CIO, where his main focus was infrastructure strategies and governance. He has also worked collaboratively in the academic community and has served on several boards.
Chalmers University of Technology, CIO, 5 years
Chalmers University of Technology, IT Director, 3 years
School of Chemistry, Goteborg University, IT Manager, 3 years
Garter Analyst of the year, 2017
Gartner Thought Leadership Award, 2014
Ph.D., Chemistry, Goteborg University