List of Gartner Experts and Guest Speakers

At the summit, you’ll hear straight from the Gartner analysts behind the research.

Claes Adamsson

Head of DevOps Engineering

Rohit Badlaney

Director-IBM Z As a Service

Barry Baker

Vice President, Software, IBM Z

Juha Berghäll

CEO & co-founder

Daniel Betts

Sr Director Analyst

Sally Bogg

Head of Service Management

Martin Bosshardt


Daniel Bowers

Sr Director Analyst

Eran Brown


Manfred Buchmann


nils buer

Global Head of Solution Marketing

Will Cappelli

CTO, EMEA and VP, Product Strategy

Mark Cleary

Sr Director Analyst

Petra Clemens

Head of IT Infrastructure & Operation

David Coyle

Practice Vice President

Philip Dawson

VP Analyst

Antonio Eguizabal

Head of IT Operations Global Services

Stephane Estevez

EMEA Product Marketing Director, IT Mark

Felix Gaehtgens

VP Analyst

Sanjit Ganguli

VP Analyst

Peter Godden


Milind Govekar

Distinguished VP Analyst

David Groombridge

VP Analyst

Tiny Haynes

Sr Director Analyst

Joachim Herschmann

Sr Director Analyst

Nathan Hill

VP Analyst

Gijsbert Janssen van Doorn

Technology Evangelist

Matthew Johns

Product and Solutions Marketing Manager

Amit Katz

VP Ethernet Switch

Karsten Klose

Chief Information Officer

Georg Knon

Senior Marketing Manager, EMEA

Andreas Kuehne

Lead Global IT Infrastructure

Jochen Le Large

Director Business Technology

Christian Lorentz

Director Product Marketing

Scot MacLellan

Sr Director Analyst

Rex Manseau

Sr. Director, Frame Sales

Chris Matchett

Sr Director Analyst

Simon Mullis

Technical Director

Stephane Nguyen

SUSE Architect

Ralf Paschen

Global Head of Product Marketing

Markus Pleier

Director Central Europe

Mark Poynton

Commercial Director EMEA

Robert Rhame

Director, EMEA Product Marketing

Charley Rich

Sr Director Analyst

Neil Rickard

VP Analyst

Juergen Rosenhagen

Field Marketing Manager DACH

Shashank Saurabh

Director, Advisory

Nina Schick

Political Commentator, Broadcaster and Writer

Peter Schulz-Rittich

VP Business Process Optimization

Scott Sneddon

Sr Director, Cloud and SDN

Kieran Taylor

Senior Director

Kristian Thyregod

Vice President, EMEA

Mark Turner

VP, IT Delivery UK

Filip Verloy


Sander Vijfschagt

Chapter Lead

Erik Wahlstrom

Sr Director Analyst

Ian Waters

Director, Solutions Marketing

John Watts

Sr Director, Analyst

Roger Williams

Sr Director Analyst

Ross Winser

Sr Director Analyst

Tim Zimmerman

VP Analyst

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