Speaker Biography

Rob Koplowitz

VP, Principal Analyst

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

Forrester's Forum For Application Development & Delivery Professionals


  • 04:20 PM - 05:00 PM

    Forrester Panel: Stump The Analysts

    In this interactive session, Forrester analysts will take your questions about application delivery in the age of the customer. Bring your toughest questions and situations. Topics covered in this session will include:

    • People, practices, and organizations.
    • Mobile and multichannel application development.
    • Application strategies.
    • Leveraging customer insights.

Research Focus

Rob’s research focuses on digital process automation as well as artificial intelligence and cognitive computing.

Previous Work Experience

Rob returns to Forrester after leading IBM’s strategy for integrating Watson into the company’s collaboration services. Rob brings many years of experience in enterprise software consulting, product marketing, product management, and strategy. Prior to IBM, he was a vice president, principal analyst with Forrester where he was a leader in collaboration and enterprise social research. Before that, he was a director of product management with Microsoft, where he played a strategic role with Duet, a joint initiative brought to market with SAP. Prior to Microsoft, Rob was a senior director of product marketing with Oracle, where he focused on Oracle’s content, collaboration, portal, and business intelligence offerings. He also spent 15 years in consulting working for Lotus/IBM and other global software services firms with a focus on corporate collaboration.


Rob holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Davis.