Gartner Expert

Whit Andrews

Distinguished VP Analyst

Whit Andrews is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research. Mr. Andrews addresses, in particular, organizational impacts, use cases and business opportunities for AI. He also manages and maintains the Digital Workplace Survey, which examines digital workers' attitudes toward technology, and establishes segments of worker type and style.

He discusses the impacts of blockchain on business strategy and the evolution of blockchain adoption and application.

He is chairman of U.S. Gartner IT Symposium. He works in the Applications and Software Engineering Group.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner in 2000, Mr. Andrews was a senior editor at Internet World magazine for four years, where he covered electronic commerce and the major web portals. Previous to that, he worked as a newspaper reporter.

Professional background

Mecklermedia (Acquired by Penton Media)

Senior Editor

Areas of coverage

Digital Workplace Strategy

Artificial Intelligence

Digital Workplace Applications


B.A., Political Science and English, Duke University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1What is artificial intelligence?

2How can my organization use artificial intelligence?

3How should I establish a Center of Excellence for AI?

4What do I need to know about how digital workers relate to technologies?

5How is blockchain developing and what should I do with it in my organization?