Sr Director Analyst
8 years at Gartner, 38 years industry experience
Location: MA USA | Language(s): English
Roles and Responsibilities
Mike West works on the Software Engineering Strategies team and covers agile transformation, shifting from projects to products, scaling agile, enterprise agile frameworks, organizational strategies and software engineering culture. Prior to joining Gartner, he worked as a developer and manager in financial services IT at John Hancock and Fidelity Investments and high-tech at Apple. He has extensive experience as a developer, as a manager, and as an analyst in application development methods. And he has logged over 15 years working as an analyst at Gartner.
Mr. West has been an analyst since 1991, covering application development, information risk and cloud.
- Corporate Executive Board, Practice Manager, Information Risk Executive Council, 1 year
- Gartner, VP, Application Development and Management Strategies, Gartner Emeritus, 9 years
- Saugatuck Technology, VP, Distinguished Analyst and Fellow, 15 years
- B.A., Williams College
- M.A., Johns Hopkins University
- M.B.A., Boston College Graduate School of Management
- Completed training in SAFe 4.0 with Dean Leffingwell (2015) and in LeSS with Craig Larman (2016).
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- 22 May 2023 - 24 May 2023 Application Innovation & Business Solutions Summit