Author Profile

Bill Holz

Bill Holz

VP Analyst

8 years at Gartner,  37 years' experience

Location:  PA USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Bill Holz is a Research VP on the Application Platform Strategies (APS) team in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). Mr. Holz covers a range of technical topics, including software development methodologies (focus on agile) and web development.


Previous Experience

Mr. Holz has more than 35 years of industry experience mainly focused on web and mobile development projects and adoption of agile development methodologies. Prior to joining Gartner, he led the Application Development and Enterprise Architecture team at the Project Management Institute (PMI). During his tenure at PMI, he led the implementation of agile development practices, modernization of the application portfolio, delivery of PMI's first mobile application, formation of an enterprise architecture team and acquisition of Gantthead (

Professional Background

  • Project Management Institute, Manager of Application Development and Enterprise Architecture, 4 years
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific, Development Manager, 2 years
  • Wolters Kluwer Health, Manager, Application and Software Development, 2 years


  • B.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Drexel University

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Certified Disciplined Agilist
  • Certified Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC4)
  • LeSS Certified Practitioner
  • Professional Scrum Developer I (PSMI) from
  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSMI) from