Gartner Expert

Alfonso Velosa

VP Analyst

Alfonso Velosa helps Gartner clients make better decisions about their Internet of Things (IoT), digital twins, and composable business enterprise strategy and tactics, and emerging technology strategy. This includes ecosystem relationships, IoT software platforms and digital twins. Mr. Velosa's research agenda covers the value stack, focusing on how enterprises should factor IoT and digital technologies and business models into building a composable business and on vendor IoT strategies.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Velosa managed vendor relationships and contract negotiations with Intel's supply chain team. Previously, he provided project and program management services to NASA in Washington, D.C., and in Cleveland, culminating in the management of a project that flew on the space shuttle in 1997. Additionally, he worked as an engineer with IBM Research and as a management consultant at Mars & Co.

Professional background


Supply Chain

NASA Lewis Research Center (NYMA)

Project Scientist - DPIMS


Senior Systems Engineer

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

CIO Technology and Innovation Leadership

Product/Service Introduction and Delivery

Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services

Tech Buying Behavior


M.B.A., International Management, Thunderbird School of Global Management

M.S., Materials Science Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

B.S., Materials Science Engineering, Columbia University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Technology and business model trends for the Internet of Things and digital twins.

2What strategic issues to assess and plan for in digital twin and IoT deployments?

3How do emerging technology deployments impact enterprise IT strategies?

4What key go-to-market strategies should vendors consider for digital twins and IoT?

5What technology and service providers to consider for digital twin and IoT deployments?