Sr Director Analyst
5 years at Gartner
22 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Mike Lowndes is a digital commerce technology expert in the Digital Commerce & experiences team which resides in the larger Applications and Software Engineering Leaders group. Research includes topics such as architecting a commerce platform, digital commerce platforms, composable commerce, APIs, search and content management for commerce. Dr. Lowndes has two decades of experience in digital commerce, web content management, search, and overall software development leadership and architecture.
Mike Lowndes's Recent Gartner Activity
Before joining Gartner, Dr. Lowndes was the Digital Architect responsible for the technical platform and roadmap at Travelodge Hotels and previously Which? (The U.K.'s Consumer Association) including vendor selection, integration and performance management. His first websites and intranet were for the University of Oxford during his academic career, which was followed by 9 years evolving the website, intranet and gallery interactives for The Natural History Museum (London).
Natural History Museum, Website Manager, 9 years
Travelodge, E-Commerce Architect, 2 years
Which?, Digital Architect, 6 years
B.Sc., Biology, UCMW Wales
Ph.D., Neurobiology of Memory, Open University