Ephraim Baron is a Senior Director within the Gartner for General Managers team. He applies first-hand experience as head of cloud product development and services delivery to his research. He has also held the positions of CIO, head of marketing, and senior strategist at companies ranging from startups to Fortune 100 enterprises. Ephraim brings wide range of IT and financial experience, with a strong focus on applying technology to address business challenges and opportunities.
Mr. Baron focuses on areas including cloud economics, DevOps, edge computing, IoT, product development, product marketing, and portfolio planning & optimization.
Prior to Gartner, Mr. Baron focused on product development & marketing, cloud economics, and ISV-to-SaaS migration for technology service providers. His emphasis was business-led technology strategy at companies including EMC, Equinix, and Taos. Before that, he held senior IT leadership roles at companies including HP, Microsoft, and Barclays. His industry experience spans aerospace, high tech, finance, and insurance.
Head of Product Development
Sr Director, Global Solutions Development
Group Program Manager
Messaging and Differentiation
Portfolio Growth, Vision and Strategy
Manage Portfolio Performance
Emerging Technologies and Trends Impact on Products and Services
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, cum laude
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Stanford University
M.S. Systems Engineering and MBA, San Jose State University
1Defining and quantifying the business value of cloud computing
2Product portfolio strategy, development, and optimization
3Edge computing and IoT market size and trends
4Product marketing and pricing strategies
5ISV to SaaS migration