Mark O'Neill is a VP Analyst and Chief of Research for Software Engineering. He guides Gartner's insights on software development, application architecture, and frameworks and tools for building software, spanning key initiatives in Gartner for IT Leaders as well as Gartner for Technical Professionals. Mark also leads Gartner's API Strategy research community. With his security and startup background, his own research focus includes API security and the new wave of API-first companies. Mark is a frequent conference speaker and webinar presenter.