Gartner Expert

Nick Jones

Distinguished VP Analyst

Nick Jones is a Gartner Distinguished Vice President. Mr. Jones' research focuses primarily on Technology Innovation, IoT, emerging technologies, and the role of the CTO. His research coverage includes IoT strategy; 5G trends and applications; technology innovation tactics and processes; IoT trends; digital business models enabled by IoT; wireless technologies; the use of blockchain in IoT; sensing and tracking technologies; RFID; megatrends. His secondary research interests also include engineering software for sustainability; user experience technologies; the use of mobile devices and apps as components of IoT solutions; consumerization; innovation strategy; autonomic systems; smart cities; the social impact of technology; Tiny IT.

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Jones gained wide experience in IT from both the user and vendor perspectives. He has worked for consulting organizations and software tool vendors in a variety of roles, including technical consulting, product management, product selection and evaluation, globalization and product architecture.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Jones gained wide experience in IT from both the user and vendor perspectives. He has worked for consulting organizations and software tool vendors in a variety of roles, including technical consulting, product management, product selection and evaluation, globalization and product architecture.

Professional background

ECsoft

Software Engineering Manager

Informix

European CASE Product Manager

LBMS

Product Architect

Areas of coverage

CIO Technology and Innovation Leadership

Executive Leadership: Innovation and Disruption Management

Executive Leadership: Sustainability

Digital Innovation and Enablement Function

Digital Future

Education

B.Sc., Computer Technology, University of Wales at Swansea

Read More Read Less

Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1IoT strategy, digital business innovation using IoT

2New and emerging technologies and trends, political and economic megatrends

35G and 6G trends and stratregy, LPWAN, IoT wireless, short range wireless, other wireless technologies

4The role and responsibilities of the CTO

5Technology innovation

Latest research and insights