Speaker Biography

Mike Gualtieri

VP, Principal Analyst

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

    Research Focus

    Mike's research focuses on software technologies, platforms, and practices that enable technology professionals to deliver digital transformations that lead to prescient digital experiences and breakthrough operational efficiency. His key technology coverage areas are AI, machine learning, deep learning, AI chips and systems, digital decisions, streaming analytics, prescriptive analytics, big data analytical platforms and tools (Hadoop/Spark/Flink; translytical databases), optimization, and emerging technologies that make software faster and smarter. Mike is also a leading expert on the intersection of business strategy, artificial intelligence, and innovation.

    Mike provides technology vendors with actionable, fine-tuned advisory sessions on strategy, messaging, competitive analysis, buyer-persona analysis, market trends, and product road maps for the areas he directly covers and adjacent areas that wish to launch into new markets or use new technologies.

    Mike is a recipient of the Forrester Courage Award for making bold calls that inspire leaders and guide great business and technology decisions.

    Previous Work Experience

    Mike has more than 25 years of experience in the industry helping design and develop mission-critical applications in eCommerce, insurance, banking, travel/hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, and technology for organizations including NASA, eBay, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Nielsen, EMC, and many others. His background is that of a practitioner, having written thousands of lines of code, managed development teams, and architected complex systems of applications.

    He is a frequent and highly sought-after speaker at industry, corporate, educational, and technology events for his audience-designed, insightful, and energetic speeches.


    Mike earned a B.S. in computer science and management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. While a student, Mike was awarded three US patents for inventing an expert system used to train air traffic controllers around the world.