Gartner Expert

Alfonso Velosa

VP Analyst

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

Building and Expanding a Digital Business (retired)

Product Planning

Product Development

Product Introduction

Product Life Cycle Management


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 IoT deployments?

3How do emerging IoT deployments impact enterprise infrastructure and information strategies?

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

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