Analyst Profile

Nick Jones

Nick Jones

VP Distinguished Analyst

24 years at Gartner ,  40 years industry experience
United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Nick Jones is a Vice President and Gartner Distinguished Analyst. Mr. Jones' research focuses primarily on the Internet of Things (IoT). His research coverage includes IoT strategy, new digital business models enabled by the IoT, IoT wireless technologies, the use of blockchain in IoT, IoT technology trends, tracking and tagging objects including RFID, smart lighting, smart buildings and wearable devices. His secondary research interests also include the use of mobile devices and apps as components of IoT solutions, emerging trends/technologies, consumerization, innovation strategy, and the social impact of technology.

Areas of Coverage

  • Mobile & Wireless


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Jones gained wide experience in IT from both the user and vendor perspectives. He has worked for consulting organizations and software tool vendors in a variety of roles, including technical consulting, product management, product selection and evaluation, globalization and product architecture.

Professional Background

ECsoft, Software Engineering Manager, 3 years
Informix, European CASE Product Manager, 1 year
LBMS, Product Architect, 6 years


B.Sc., Computer Technology, University of Wales at Swansea