Distinguished VP Analyst
18 years at Gartner
41 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Anne Thomas is a VP and Distinguished Analyst in the Enterprise Software team in the Gartner for IT Leaders research group. Ms. Thomas covers Application Architecture and Infrastructure. Her current major topics include microservices, APIs, application platforms, open source strategies, and digital modernization.
Anne Thomas's Recent Gartner Activity
Top Application Architecture Trends That Enable Digital Business Transformation
27 February 2019
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Ms. Thomas is a 41-year veteran in the IT industry. She developed her expertise working at a number of world's leading hardware and software companies, including Systinet (now Micro Focus), Sun (now Oracle), Open Environment Corp. (now Micro Focus), Digital Equipment Corp. (now HPE), Cullinet (now Broadcom) and IBM. She developed product strategies, developed distributed computing standards, evangelized emerging technologies, conducted training and supported clients.
Patricia Seybold Group, Editor in Chief, 3 years
Sun Microsystems, Director of Market Innovation, 2 years
Systinet, Chief Technology Officer, 1 year
Enterprise Systems Journal listed her among the 2001 Power 100 IT Leaders
NetworkWorld named Ms. Thomas one of the 50 most powerful people in networking in 2002
B.A., Economics, Wellesley College