Author Profile

Scot MacLellan

Scot MacLellan

VP, Team Manager

7 years at Gartner,  36 years' experience

Location:  Italy  |  Language(s):  English, Italian

Roles and Responsibilities

Scot MacLellan is a Vice President and Team Manager in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider research organization. His team's research provides insight to product managers in cloud markets such as IaaS, PaaS and related cloud IT services.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. MacLellan had a notable career with IBM, in various technical and management positions. His most recent role was that of IBM Distinguished Engineer, an executive level role in which he led the technical strategy and development of cloud and data center automation products and technologies.

Professional Background

  • BP, Mainframe Systems Programmer, 4 years
  • IBM, Distinguished Engineer, 25 years


  • B.S. (Hons.), Physics, University of Glasgow

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Elected to IBM Academy of Technology, 2010
  • Fellow of the British Computer Society, 2009
  • IBM Master Inventor, 2007