Analyst Profile

Tomas Nielsen

Tomas Nielsen

Distinguished VP Analyst

9 years at Gartner ,  28 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Tomas Nielsen is a Distinguished Vice President Analyst in the IT Strategic Execution Management Research team. Mr. Nielsen helps Gartner clients turn ideas, visions and objectives into actionable strategies. Consequently, his research focuses on digital business leadership, Enterprise Strategy IT strategy, Enterprise Operating Models and IT Operating Models (including organizational design). Mr. Nielsen is the Key Initiative Leader for the Enterprise Strategic Planning and Execution Key initiatives which is targeted at Executive Leaders.


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

Industry Awards/Accolades

2019: CIO: Thought Leadership: Quantitative Analytics & Data Science: CIO Insight
2020: CIO: Outstanding Performance in Key Role: Analyst
2020: CIO: Outstanding Thought Leadership: Post Pandemic Planning Framework
2020: Research & Advisory: Best Graphic: Post Pandemic Planning Framework


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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