Analyst Profile

Tony Iams

Tony Iams

VP Analyst

31 years at Gartner,  36 years industry experience

Location:  Stamford, CT USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Tony Iams is Research Vice President for the Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure team in the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) research organization. He is responsible for research in the areas of system software for cloud and on-premises infrastructure, including operating systems and containers.


Previous Experience

Previously, Mr. Iams developed software for the commercial business unit of New York Institute of Technology Computer Graphics Laboratory, which pioneered much of the early research on computer graphics. He wrote programs in C for UNIX and Windows systems to perform high-resolution film compositing and image painting.

Professional Background

  • Computer Graphics Laboratories, Software Engineer, 5 years
  • D.H. Brown Associates, VP and Senior Analyst, System Software Research, 11 years
  • Ideas International, SVP and Senior Analyst, System Software Research, 9 years


  • B.S., Applied Mathematics/Computer Science and German, Carnegie Mellon University