Analyst Profile

Nick Jones

Nick Jones

Distinguished VP Analyst

29 years at Gartner,  46 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Nick Jones is a Vice President and Gartner Distinguished Analyst. Mr. Jones' research focuses primarily on Technology Innovation, IoT, emerging technologies, and the role of the CTO. His research coverage includes IoT strategy; 5G trends and applications; technology innovation tactics and processes; IoT trends; digital business models enabled by IoT; wireless technologies; the use of blockchain in IoT; location sensing and tracking technologies; RFID; megatrends. His secondary research interests also include engineering software for sustainability; user experience technologies; the use of mobile devices and apps as components of IoT solutions; consumerization; innovation strategy; autonomic systems; smart cities; the social impact of technology; social distancing technologies.


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