Gartner Expert

Anthony J. Bradley

Group Vice President

Anthony Bradley is a Group Vice President in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider research practice. In this role Mr. Bradley leads global teams of analysts who research the emerging technologies and trends that are changing today's world and shaping the future. The overarching goal is to better the world by accelerating information technology innovation and its positive impact on business and society.

In this pursuit, Mr. Bradley's group strives to provide technology product leaders (Tech CEOs, General Managers, Chief Product Officers, Product Managers and Product Marketers) with unique, high-value research and indispensable advice on leveraging emerging technologies and trends to create and deliver highly successful products and services.

Information technology now impacts pretty much every business function in all companies, all industries, and all geographies. Technology providers are critical to the technology and business innovation that will define the world of tomorrow. Innovation depends on technology providers. By helping them, we help the world.

Before assuming this role, Mr. Bradley spent three years building a research organization for Gartner's Digital Markets business and six years leading teams of analysts covering Enterprise Architecture, Program and Portfolio Management, Business Process Management, Sourcing, and Procurement.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Bradley was the co-founder, CTO and CPO of a Silicon Valley tech startup, a Senior Vice President with Meta Group, an Emerging Technologies consultant with Booz Allen and the Head of Information Technology for the United States Marine Corps Recruiting Command.

Professional background


Co-Founder, CTO and CPO

Meta Group

Senior Vice President and Research Analyst

United States Marine Corps Recruiting Command

Head of Information Technology

Areas of coverage

Product and Services Strategy for Tech CEOs

Product/Service Discovery and Validation

Product/Service Design and Creation

Messaging and Differentiation

Strategize Long-Term Growth (retired)


M.B.A., Information Technology, UCI Merage School of Business

B.S., Physics, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis MD

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Evolution of emerging technologies and their impact on markets and ecosystems

2Factoring emerging technologies into tech provider product portfolio planning

3Applying emerging technology research into tech provider product roadmap planning

4Leveraging emerging technologies in product differentiation and positioning

5Predicting the impact of emerging technologies on the future of the business world