Analyst Profile

Stephen Emmott

Stephen Emmott

Sr Director Analyst

3 years at Gartner ,  24 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Stephen Emmott is an analyst covering insight engines (enterprise search) and enterprise video content management within the context of the digital workplace. His coverage extends to analytics and artificial intelligence. He has 23 years experience in IT, with 19 years as a practitioner and leader in higher education. Mr Emmott applies his interest in artificial intelligence and information science to support and advise clients on how information can be used within digital business to improve employee digital dexterity.


Previous Experience

After starting as a web producer for web agencies in 1995, Mr. Emmott led the project to build Which? Online for the Consumers' Association, which at the time was one of the largest websites in Europe. Moving to King's College London, he led production and provision of the King's Information Service (university website), covering web publishing, web analytics and CD-ROMs. At LSE, his responsibilities extended to the digital platform required to deliver LSE's digital estate. This included systems, people and processes, as well as the channels and digital products/services provided through these. Throughout Stephen's time at LSE, his emphasis shifted from operational management to strategic leadership. At J. Boye he worked as an analyst conducting research and leading knowledge sharing forums to support communities of digital professionals for some of Europe and North America's best-known brands.

Professional Background

J. Boye, Head of Research, 2 years
King's College London, KIS (King's Information Service) Editor, 3 years
London School of Economics & Political Science, Head of Digital Communications, 14 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Shortlisted, Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards, 2009)
Streaming Media Dream Team (Streaming Media Europe, 2009)


B.S. Applied Psychology
Diploma in Management
M.S. Cognitive Science and Intelligent Computing



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