Analyst Profile

Stuart Downes

Stuart Downes

Sr Director Analyst

3 years at Gartner,  25 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Stuart (Stu) Downes is a Senior Director Analyst in the Digital Workplace Infrastructure and Operations team. Mr. Downes research and client advice includes digital workplace infrastructure strategies, all aspects of desktop virtualization (DaaS, VDI, SBC), total cost of ownership, digital employee experience tools, PC remote control, and operations. Mr. Downes previously led digital workplace transformation services and IT outsourcing services provided by system integrators to the largest global enterprises over the last 20 years.


Previous Experience

Led the creation of digital workplace services that were sold to enterprise clients globally.

Professional Background

  • Capgemini, Director, Head of End User Transformation Services , 2 years
  • DXC Technology, Director, Product Management and Architecture, Workplace and Mobility , 19 years


  • B.Sc., with honors, Optoelectronic Engineering, University of Northumbria