Analyst Profile

Dennis Smith

Dennis Smith

Research VP

3 years at Gartner ,  33 years industry experience
TX USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Dennis Smith is a Research Vice President in the Infrastructure and Operations organization. He is responsible for research in the areas of cloud computing, virtualization, SDN, IT process automation and container technologies.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Operations

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to his career in research, Mr. Smith spent over 30 years in the vendor, management consulting and large-enterprise areas. He identified, vetted and introduced new infrastructure technology. A recent focus was around cloud computing and big data technologies.

Professional Background

BNY Mellon, Managing Director, 20 years
Ernst & Young (EY), Consulting Manager, 5 years
The Travelers, Network Engineer, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

BNY Mellon Distinguished Engineer, 2010

Education

B.S., Computer Science/Mathematics, magna cum laude, University of Dayton
M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh

Languages

English