Analyst Profile

Nik Simpson

Nik Simpson

VP Analyst

15 years at Gartner ,  38 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Nik Simpson covers a variety of topics focused on these areas: 1. Backup 2. Disaster Recovery 4. Hybrid cloud 5. Server Operating Systems and Virtualization 6. Spectre and Meltdown Mitigation


Previous Experience

Previously, Mr. Simpson held a variety of roles in product marketing/product management/product planning for products including workstations, servers, storage hardware, storage software, and operating systems.

Professional Background

Datacore Software, Product Marketing Manager, 4 years
Intergraph Corp., Chief Technologist, IT Services Business Unit (Among Other Titles), 13 years
Scentric, Director of Product Marketing (and Co-founder), 3 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Co-author of SNIA's Guide to Storage Virtualization (2001)
Co-chair of SNIA's Information Lifecycle Management Initiative (2005-2007)


B.Sc., Computer Science



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