Charles Golvin specializes in how all manner of connected devices impact strategies and create opportunities for marketing leaders, from today's personal handheld devices to tomorrow's Internet of Things.

Previous to Gartner, he researched all aspects of mobility, spanning user behavior, device adoption, network technology, applications and services. He also initiated and led new research streams in digital home, mobile marketing and connected vehicles.

He has more than 30 years of experience across industries from 3D graphics for film and broadcast to consumer entertainment software to financial services.


Areas of Focus

Mobile Marketing

Multichannel Marketing and Communications

Marketing Technology and Emerging Trends

Digital Commerce

Customer Experience Strategy and Design




Vice President

Philips Media

Vice President of Engineering & CTO

Silicon Graphics

Director of Engineering

Top 5 Issues That I Help Clients Address

  1. How do I make a case for mobile marketing?
  2. Which approach will best fit my marketing requirements: mobile extender or mobile-centric?
  3. How do I mobilize my brand to deliver real business value via mobile marketing?
  4. How do I leverage real-time engagement?
  5. What market trends present opportunities and disruptions for marketing?

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