Gartner Expert

Massimo Pezzini

Distinguished VP Analyst

Massimo Pezzini is a Vice President Distinguished Analyst and Research Fellow Emeritus in Gartner Research. Mr. Pezzini's focus is currently on integration strategies, architectures, technologies and governance; hybrid integration platforms (HIP); integration PaaS (iPaaS); APIs; digital integration hub (DIH); application composition technologies; and in-memory computing (IMC).

Previous experience

Mr. Pezzini has decades of experience in distributed computing, middleware technology and software architectures. Throughout his career, he had responsibilities in software development, project management, pre-sales support, consulting and product marketing. Prior to joining Gartner, he was managing director of the Internet Business Unit of Infostrada, an Italian telecom provider. Before that, he held various positions in the Olivetti group.

Professional background


Director of Product Marketing


General Manager Internet Business Unit (IUnet)

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies

Software Engineering Practices


B.S., Physics, University of Milan

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Integration strategy, architectures, technologies, best practices, governance and business value

2Best practices for application integration, cloud integration and API integration

3Strategies to integrate business applications

4Business application composition architectures and technologies

5Business value of the digital integration hub and implementation strategies