Analyst Bios

James Alexander

Senior Vice President, CIO and Vendor Management
James is responsible for developing and delivering thought leadership to help Info-Tech customers unlock the potential of technology as a transform... Read more

Mark Anderson

Research Fellow
Mark Anderson writes the most accurate predictive reports covering the computing and communication industries. His weekly Trends and Predictions... Read more

John Annand

Director, Infrastructure
John Annand is a Senior Research Manager in the Infrastructure team at Info-Tech Research Group. His work thus far has focused on refining the tech... Read more

Linda Marie Arredondo

Director of Research, CIO
Linda Marie Arredondo serves as Director of Research for Info-Tech’s Native American Technology Research Center (NATRC) within the CIO practice. Wi... Read more

Sanchia Benedict

Research Analyst, CIO – People & Leadership
Sanchia Benedict is a Research Analyst in the CIO – People & Leadership practice at Info-Tech Research Group. She manages the creation and executio... Read more

Yaj Bhattacharya

Director, Principal Research Advisor, Security, Risk & Compliance
Yaj Bhattacharya is a Director and Principal Research Advisor in the Security, Risk & Compliance practice with Info-Tech Research Group. Yaj brings... Read more

Scott Bickley

Senior Research Director and Executive Advisor, Vendor Management
Scott Bickley is a Senior Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group focused on Vendor Management and Contract Review. He also has experience i... Read more

Paul Brown

Practice Lead, CIO Research & Advisory
As a Senior Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group, Paul Brown manages a team of analysts to develop and deliver best practice research. He... Read more

Matt Burton

Research Director and Executive Advisor, PPM
Matt Burton is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group, specializing in Project Portfolio Management, Project Management, and Organizationa... Read more

John Burwash

Senior Director, Executive Services
John Burwash is a Senior Director with the Executive Services group at Info-Tech Research Group. With over 30 years’ experience in IT leadership ro... Read more

Fred Chagnon

Senior Director, Infrastructure
Fred Chagnon is a Senior Research Director for Info-Tech Research Group, . He leads the research that Info-Tech publishes centered around core infr... Read more

Antony (A.C.) Chan

Senior Workshop Director
A.C. is a Senior Workshop Director with over 20 years of experience in the technology arena, where he has undertaken roles in application developme... Read more

Sumit Chowdhury

Senior Workshop Director, Research and Advisory
Sumit is a Senior Workshop Director in Info-Tech’s Research and Advisory Department and is one of the most experienced management consultants in th... Read more

Cole Cioran

Senior Research Director, Application Development and Portfolio Management
Cole Cioran leads the Application Development and Portfolio Management practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Over the past twenty-five years, he h... Read more

Sandi Conrad

Practice Lead / Senior Research Director, Infrastructure & Operations
Sandi Conrad is a Senior Research Director for Info-Tech Research Group with extensive experience gained over the years in managing assets, auditin... Read more

Russ Conwath

Research Fellow
Editor's note: Although Russ is no longer with us, his experience and dedication had a lasting influence on our research and consulting practice ar... Read more

Barry Cousins

Senior Research Director and Executive Advisor, PPM
Barry Cousins is a Senior Director at Info-Tech Research Group, specializing in Project Portfolio Management, Help/Service Desk, and Telephony/Unif... Read more

Filipe De Souza

Senior Research Manager - Security, Risk & Compliance
Filipe De Souza is a Senior Research Manager at Info-Tech Research Group within the Security, Risk, and Compliance Practice. Filipe provides CISOs ... Read more

Tony Denford

Director, Research & Advisory
Tony Denford is a Director, Research & Advisory at Info-Tech Research Group. He specializes in designing and implementing ITSM and Lean IT processe... Read more

Ben Dickie

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Applications
Ben Dickie is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group. His areas of expertise include customer experience management, CRM platforms and dig... Read more

Reddy Doddipalli

Senior Workshop Director
Reddy is a Senior Workshop Director at Info-Tech Research Group, focused on Data Management and Specialized Analytics Applications. He has 20 years... Read more

Travis Duncan

Research Manager, PPM
Travis Duncan is a Research Manager on the PMO team at Info-Tech Research Group. Travis has extensive knowledge in the Project Portfolio Management... Read more

Mark Earley

Senior Director Research, Enterprise Applications
Mark Earley is a Senior Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group, specializing in ERP, supply chain, warehouse management, and other enterpris... Read more

Hans Eckman

Principal Research Director, Application Delivery and Management
Hans Eckman is a business transformation leader helping organizations connect business strategy and innovation to operational excellence. He suppor... Read more

Robert Fayle

Research Director, Enterprise Applications
Robert is a Research Director, Enterprise Applications at Info-Tech Research Group. He has more than 20 years of experience developing ERP applicat... Read more

Sharon Foltz

Senior Workshop Director
Sharon is a Senior Workshop Director focused on the CIO, Application Development, and Infrastructure practices at Info-Tech Research Group. She foc... Read more

Larry Fretz

Practice Lead and Executive Advisor, Gaming & Hospitality
As the Gaming & Hospitality Practice Lead at Info-Tech Research Group, Larry Fretz manages a team of analysts to develop and deliver best-practice ... Read more

Bernie Gillies

Senior Executive Advisor, CIO Practice
Bernie brings more than 30 years of experience in the information technology industry to Info-Tech. Prior to joining Info-Tech, he spent 10 years a... Read more

David Glazer

Practice Lead, CIO
David Glazer is a Practice Lead at Info-Tech Research Group, where he leads emerging trends, digital strategy, and enterprise architecture research... Read more

George Goodall

Research Director, Small Enterprise Practice
George Goodall is the Director of Research for the Small Enterprise practice at Info-Tech Research Group. His primary focus is the unique challenge... Read more

Denis Goulet

Senior Workshop Director and CIO Advisor
Denis is a Senior Workshop Director and CIO Advisor in Info-Tech's CIO advisory practice, where he engages and collaborates with CIOs and their tea... Read more

Céline Gravelines

Senior Research Manager
Céline Gravelines is a Senior Research Manager at Info-Tech Research Group, focusing on Security, Risk, and Compliance. During her time at Info... Read more

Jack Hakimian

Vice President, Research and Advisory, Applications Practice
Jack has close to twenty-five years of Technology and Management Consulting experience. He has served multi-billion dollar organizations in multipl... Read more

Randy Hearn

Senior Workshop Director
Randy Hearn is Senior Workshop Director at Info-Tech Research Group, specializing in Application Development, Quality Assurance, Project Management... Read more

Michel Hebert

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Infrastructure
Michel helps clients implement service management and IT operations processes and technologies. His practice focuses on formulating service supp... Read more

Paul Herzstein

Senior Workshop Director
Paul Herzstein is a Senior Workshop Director at Info-Tech Research Group with over 38 years of technology and management consulting experience, del... Read more

Sidney Hodgson

Senior Executive Advisor, CIO Practice
Sidney Hodgson is a Senior Executive Advisor at Info-Tech Research Group with over 30 years of experience in IT leadership roles as CIO of three or... Read more

Bill Holliday

Senior Workshop Director
Bill is an Atlanta, Georgia-based Senior Workshop Director with 20+ years of leading technology delivery services and PMOs in global, enterprise IT... Read more

Valence Howden

Principal Research Director, CIO Practice
Valence is a Principal Research Director in the CIO Practice at Info-Tech Research Group, with extensive experience in helping organizations be suc... Read more

Igor Ikonnikov

Research & Advisory Director, Data & Analytics
Igor Ikonnikov is a Research & Advisory Director in the Data & Analytics practice. Igor has extensive experience in strategy formation and executio... Read more

Jessica Ireland

Director, Security & Risk
Jessica Ireland is the Director for the Security & Risk research team. At Info-Tech Research Group, Jessica oversees the daily operations of the p... Read more

Dave Kernohan

Senior Workshop Director, Infrastructure
Dave Kernohan is a Senior Workshop Director in the Infrastructure practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Drawing on his broad experience in IT, he w... Read more

Allison Kinnaird

Research Director, Infrastructure & Operations
Allison Kinnaird is a Research Director for Info-Tech Research Group in the Infrastructure & Operations practice. She is a highly accomplished and ... Read more

Frank Koelsch

Research Fellow
With over 30 years in the industry, Frank Koelsch is an expert in IT and business transformation. He is a seasoned professional with a broad range... Read more

Andrew Kum-Seun

Research Manager, Applications
Andrew Kum-Seun is a Research Manager at Info-Tech Research Group. He covers key topics in the application roadmap and development space which incl... Read more

David Lee

Senior Research Analyst, Applications Practice
David is a Senior Research Analyst in the Application Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. David has a breadth of knowledge in project and project... Read more

Samuel Leese

Senior Analyst, Enterprise Applications
Samuel Leese is a member of the Enterprise Applications team at Info-Tech Research Group. As a Senior Analyst, Samuel has enjoyed both the opportun... Read more

Andrea Leven-Marcon

Research Director, People and Leadership
Andrea Leven-Marcon is a Research Director and leads the People and Leadership practice team within the Info-Tech CIO Advisory Practice. Andrea b... Read more

Darryl Levesque

Principal Research Advisor
Darryl Levesque is a Principal Research Advisor with Info-Tech Research Group. He has more than 30 years of experience across several industries in... Read more

Andy Liu

Senior Research Manager, CIO Advisory Practice
Andy Liu is a Senior Research Manager for the CIO Advisory Practice at Info-Tech Research Group covering key topics in IT strategy and emerging tec... Read more

Mark Maby

Research Analyst, CIO/GHRC
Mark Maby is a member of the CIO/GHRC team at Info-Tech Research Group. As a Senior Analyst, Mark has had the opportunity to conduct targeted resea... Read more

Ben Mackle

Research Manager, Applications
Ben is a Research Manager at Info-Tech Research Group in the Applications practice. Ben specializes in Application Portfolio Management, and has sp... Read more

Joel Martin

Director, Vendor Advisory Services
Joel is a Director at Info-Tech Research Group where he is responsible for developing and delivering thought leadership connect IT suppliers with I... Read more

Carlene McCubbin

Research Director and Executive Advisor, CIO
Carlene McCubbin is a Research Director for the CIO Advisory Practice at Info-Tech Research Group covering key topics in organization and leadershi... Read more

Natalia Modjeska

Research Director, BI & Data
Natalia Modjeska joined Info-Tech in June 2017 as Director, Research and Advisory for DnA (Data & Analytics). She brings more than 15 years of expe... Read more

Ian Mulholland

Research Manager, Security & Risk Management
Ian is a member of the Security, Risk, and Compliance team at Info-Tech Research Group. His primary focus is developing and updating security resea... Read more

Arif Mustafa

Research Director, CIO
Arif has experience working with various enterprises, from small start-ups to large enterprises. He is currently working as Research Director in th... Read more

Aadil Nanji

Research Director, Vendor Management
Aadil Nanji is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group focused on contract review and vendor management. He also has experience in the are... Read more

Andy Neill

Senior Research Director, Data Management and BI
Andy is Senior Research Director, Data Management and BI at Info-Tech Research Group. He has over 15 years of experience in managing technical team... Read more

Rajesh Parab

Research Director and Executive Advisor, BI, Data & Analytics
Rajesh Parab is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group, focused on data and analytics in the Applications research and advisory practice. ... Read more

Kevin Peuhkurinen

Research Director & Executive Advisor, Security, Risk & Compliance
Kevin Peuhkurinen is a Research Director in the Security, Risk, and Compliance practice. His primary focus is on helping clients align security act... Read more

Graham Price

Research Director, CIO
Graham has an extensive background in IT service management consulting roles, change management roles, and business management positions within the... Read more

Rocco Rao

Research Director and Executive Advisor
Rocco Rao is a Research Director and Executive Advisor with Info-Tech Research Group. With over 35 years of IT experience in the public and private... Read more

Tracy-Lynn Reid

Research Director, CIO - People & Leadership
Tracy-Lynn Reid is a Research Director for the CIO Advisory Practice, covering key topics related to People & Leadership within an information tech... Read more

Paul Renner

Senior Workshop Director
Paul is a Senior Workshop Director with over 20 years of experience as an IT Leader. Paul has a strong background in the Oil & Gas, Education, and ... Read more

Joseph Riley

Research Director, Workshop delivery
Joe Riley is a Senior Workshop Director for workshops in the Infrastructure and Operations practices at the Info-Tech Research Group. He works with... Read more

Logan Rohde

Consulting Analyst, Security, Risk & Compliance
To date, Logan's research has concentrated on data classification, incident response, and security governance and management. He is presently suppo... Read more

Carlos Sanchez

Senior Research Director, Enterprise Applications
Carlos Sanchez is a Senior Research Director in the Enterprise Applications practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Carlos has a breadth of knowledge... Read more

Frank Sargent

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Security & Risk
Frank Sargent is a Director in the Security, Risk & Compliance Research Practice with Info-Tech Research Group. Frank has over 25 years of experien... Read more

Derek Shank

Senior Consulting Analyst, Infrastructure & Operations
Derek Shank's research focuses on I&O process improvements, productivity, future technology, and mergers and acquisitions. He advises clients on ar... Read more

Andrew Sharp

Senior Research Analyst, Infrastructure & Operations
Andrew Sharp is a Senior Research Analyst in the Infrastructure & Operations practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Andrew covers disaster recovery,... Read more

Aaron Shum

Practice Lead and Executive Advisor, Security, Risk & Compliance
Aaron Shum is a Practice Lead in the Security, Risk & Compliance team at Info-Tech Research Group. With 20+ years of experience across IT, InfoSec... Read more

Crystal Singh

Research Director and Executive Advisor, BI & Data
Crystal Singh is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group, focused on research and advisory in the Data and Information Management, Enterpri... Read more

John Sloan

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Infrastructure
John Sloan is a Research Director in the Infrastructure practice, and has been with Info-Tech Research Group since 1999. His current areas of resea... Read more

Darin Stahl

Senior Research Director, Infrastructure and Operations
Senior Research Director within the Infrastructure Practice, areas of focus include: Enterprise Infrastructure outsourcing (IaaS/PaaS, Managed Se... Read more

Mark Tauschek

Vice President, Infrastructure Research Practice
Mark Tauschek is the Vice President, Infrastructure Research Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Previously, Mark was a Principal Consulting Anal... Read more

Bill Terrill

Editor's note: Although Bill is no longer with us, his experience and wisdom have had a lasting influence on our research department, and he will b... Read more

Jimmy Tom

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Infrastructure and Operations
Jimmy Tom is a Research Director at Info-Tech Research Group with extensive experience managing the full spectrum of IT operations and infrastructu... Read more

Michelle Tran

Consulting Analyst, Security & Risk Management
Michelle Tran is a Consulting Analyst at Info-Tech Research Group, focusing on Security, Risk, and Compliance. During her time at Info-Tech, Mic... Read more

Frank Trovato

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Infrastructure
Frank Trovato is a Research Director for Info-Tech Research Group and a certified business continuity professional with extensive experience in dis... Read more

Dave Wallace

Senior Research Director and Executive Advisor, CIO
Dave Wallace is a Senior Research Director and Executive Advisor with Info-Tech Research Group. With over 36 years’ IT experience in the public and... Read more

Ken Weston

Senior Research Analyst, Infrastructure & Operations
Ken Weston is a Senior Research Analyst and Management Consultant in the Infrastructure & Operations Practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Ken help... Read more

Andy Woyzbun

Senior Executive Advisor, CIO
Andy Woyzbun is a Senior Executive Advisor with Info-Tech Research Group. Andy has over 45 years’ experience in various technical, management ... Read more

Scott Young

Research Director and Executive Advisor, Infrastructure
Scott Young is a Director of Infrastructure Research at Info-Tech Research Group. Scott has worked in the technology field for over 15 years with a... Read more

Rita Zurbrigg

Senior Consulting Analyst, Security, Risk & Compliance
Rita Zurbrigg is a Senior Consulting Analyst in the Security, Risk & Compliance practice at Info-Tech Research Group. Her areas of focus include GD... Read more
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