Dave Aron is a Vice President and Gartner Fellow in the CIO Research group, focusing on digital business and innovation. Mr. Aron is a thought leader on digital business strategy and helping Boards and CxOs understand and engage with advanced business and technology topics such as the impact of the digital dragons, the rise of digital China, antifragility, business dynamics and real options.
He has received Gartner's Analyst of the Year award, created Gartner's IT strategy framework and originated the concept and term "bimodal." He was voted one of the 50 most influential people in U.K. IT in 2017. He has taught business and IT topics at a number of business schools, including London Business School, Oxford University's Said Business School and Henley Business School, and recently wrote a book, "The Essence of Strategy."
Mr. Aron led the global research function at Leading Edge Forum, leading a team of researchers creating insight for clients about leading edge trends, including leading study tours to Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Leading Edge Forum
Global Head of Research
Systems and Security Manager
CIO Leadership of Innovation, Disruptive Trends and Emerging Practices
CIO Leadership of Strategy, Governance and Operating Models
Executive Leadership: Digital Business
Executive Leadership: Enterprise Strategic Planning and Execution
Executive Leadership: Executive Communications
M.B.A., London Business School
B.Sc. (I), Queen Mary College
1Creating Powerful Digital Business Strategies, Including Chief Digital Officer Role
2The Evolving Role of Digital Dragons Like Amazon and Alibaba Group
3The Evolving Role of Digital China
4Business and IT simplification