Analyst Profile

Darren Topham

Darren Topham

VP Analyst

6 years at Gartner,  34 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Darren Topham is a Senior Research Director with Gartner's office of the CIO Research team. Mr. Topham's primary areas of focus and research include innovation strategies and scaling, Executive Leadership and digital business transformation Strategies. He also has considerable experience in helping CIOs and IT leaders to better communicate and engage with their wider business organization and in facilitating IT's transition from back-office supplier to a valuable and trusted business partner.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Topham was Group CIO of a pharmaceutical and medical device company. During this time he was responsible for both the IT organization and establishing and developing the Group's Digital Innovation function.

Professional Background

  • BTG PLC, CIO/Group Head of IT, 13 years
  • PMedia Ltd., Creative Director, 8 years