Analyst Profile

Craig Roth

Craig Roth

VP Analyst

13 years at Gartner ,  30 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Craig Roth is a Research Vice President focused on cloud office suites, collaboration tools, content management, and how they are being impacted by digital workplace and digital business trends. He researches how knowledge workers get their jobs done and advises product strategists, service providers, and IT leaders on how to capture the productivity that new ways of work have to offer. He has also engaged in special research projects around Enterprise Attention Management (a response to information overload) and how robots and automation will impact the future of work.

Areas of Coverage

  • Digital Workplace
  • Digital Workplace


Previous Experience

Mr. Roth is a 29-year IT veteran. Prior to joining Gartner from Burton Group, he was a portal and web architecture industry analyst at Meta Group. He also spent 7 years in the financial services industry as a coder and manager and 5 years as an independent software game developer.

Professional Background

Burton Group, Vice President and Service Director, 5 years
Discover Card, Manager, 8 years
Meta Group, Research Vice President, 7 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

His blog was listed as a Top 100 Analyst Blog by Technobabble.
Mr. Roth was rated as a top 10 expert in portals and web services by an independent analyst-rating firm.


B.S., Business, Indiana University
M.B.A., Economics and Marketing, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago



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