Analyst Profile

Tomas Nielsen

Tomas Nielsen

VP Analyst

6 years at Gartner ,  25 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Tomas Nielsen is a Research Director in Gartner's Office of the CIO Research team. Mr. Nielsen helps Gartner clients turn ideas, visions and objectives into actionable strategies. Specifically, he focuses on turning business ideas, IT visions and organizational objectives into actionable digital business transformation strategies, IT strategies and organizational design. Consequently, his research focuses on digital business leadership, and transformation and IT strategy. Furthermore, he is the Gartner Key Initiative Lead for IT Organizational Design. He is also part of the CIO Survey team, working extensively with the CIO Survey and the results from the survey.


Previous Experience

Mr. Nielsen has worked both as an IT vendor, responsible for large-scale IT initiatives, and as an IT Management Consultant on a wide range of IT initiatives, ranging from IT strategy and IT transformation to outsourcing/offshoring and IT operations, recently mainly within the financial and public sector.

Professional Background

American Management Systems (Now Part of CGI), Systems Analyst, 2 years
Capgemini, Principal Consultant, 10 years
PA Consulting Group, Managing Consultant, 8 years


B.Sc., Business Administration and Economics, StorstreomsHandelshoejskoleCenter, SHC (affiliated with Copenhagen Business School), Denmark
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Organizational Behaviour, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
M.B.A./M.B.I., Master of Business Administration/Master of Business Informatics, Rotterdam School of Management, Netherlands



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