Alex Cullen

Vice President, Research Director serving Enterprise Architecture PROFESSIONALS

Alex serves Enterprise Architecture Professionals. He is a leading expert on IT planning and strategy, governance, enterprise architecture value, and enterprise architecture practices. Alex leads the team responsible for research and advisory services that address the needs, priorities, and concerns of Enterprise Architecture Professionals and IT strategists.

Previous Work Experience

Alex has been a principal analyst with Forrester, providing clients with insights in the areas of IT strategy and planning, architecture, and process improvement. Prior to joining Forrester, Alex was the director of enterprise architecture and IT process improvement with John Hancock Financial Services. His experience prior to John Hancock includes IT management consultancy, working with Fortune 500 companies on technology strategy and planning and with various high-tech firms in product management and strategy. Alex has published many articles and has spoken at conferences on technology strategy, IT planning, and architecture.


Alex holds a B.A. in fine arts from the University of New Hampshire. He has also participated in and lectured at various executive training programs.

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The State Of EA 2010

    EA's Top Focus: Overcoming Long-Standing Obstacles

    Forrester's "State Of EA 2010" report shows consistent themes and incremental progress by the enterprise architecture (EA) function in most firms. EA leaders are part of senior IT management and have...

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  • For Enterprise Architecture Professionals

    Report:The State Of Enterprise Architecture 2010: Organization, Priorities, And Support

    The EA team of 2009 reports high into the IT organization (either to the CIO or senior planning roles beneath the CIO), has broad acceptance and support, and spends about half its time on strategic...

    • Downloads: 1894
  • For CIO Professionals

    Report:Case Study: PepsiAmericas' CIO Enables BT Partnership With IT Operational Excellence

    All CIOs want to be valued partners to their business peers, helping with company strategy and making smarter use of IT, instead of heads-down focused on running the IT organization. PepsiAmericas'...

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