Gartner Expert

Martin Reynolds

Distinguished VP Analyst

Martin Reynolds is a Distinguished Vice President in Gartner's Technology and Service Provider Practice, where he researches the emerging technologies and business trends that drive new markets and opportunities for growth. His approach is to examine the growth and profitability envelope for the product, developing strategies that optimize the product and its portfolio. Mr. Reynolds backs his business analysis with deep technical insights, drawn from his background as a practicing engineering leader.

His technology areas include Artificial Intelligence; Blockchain; Internet of Things; Servers; Semiconductors; Microprocessors and computing architectures; Quantum Computing; and hardware-dependent security technologies. His combination of business and technology insight makes him a valuable resource in using Gartner to define product strategy.

Inside Gartner, he has worked on multiple initiatives supported by his expertise, including Gartner Invest, Emerging Technologies, Datacenter, Personal Computing and Semiconductors. Prior to joining Gartner, he held roles in engineering leadership and product management, focusing on accelerated development cycles and optimizing product cost.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Reynolds worked for Memorex in senior engineering and strategic planning roles. Before that, he was involved in the early development of personal computers, designed and developed advanced electronic cash registers, and wrote software as a consultant in the banking industry. His early career started with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) in auditing, but he was easily tempted back to engineering. Mr. Reynolds has been involved with industry groups, including the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), the Micro Channel Developers Association (MCDA), the WinHEC Technical Advisory Council and the Microprocessor Report editorial board.

Professional background

Memorex

Director

Future Computers

Director

Areas of coverage

Product Strategy and Launch for Tech CEOs

Data Center Infrastructure

Product Planning

Product Development

Product Portfolio Leadership

Education

M.A., Oxford University

B.A., with honors, Engineering Science, Oxford University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Implementing smart contracts and blockchain

2developing a quantum computing initiative

3Pricing for profits and growth

4Implementing an AI initiative

5managing energy efficiency and power consumption