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, product development, product marketing, and service modeling.
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
Product Portfolio Vision and Strategy
Product Portfolio Performance
Technology Market Essentials
Product Portfolio Customer Acquisition
Product Portfolio Leadership, Organization and Culture
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
2New product strategy, development, and pricing
5Portfolio product marketing