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Dan Bieler

Principal Analyst

Dan serves CIOs and strategy leaders by guiding them through the challenges of business transformation. Dan helps define strategies that deliver business benefits from new digital business models and drive sustainable innovation. Dan's particular focus is on the employee experience, the future of work, innovation, cultural transformation, and the subscription business model. Dan is also an expert in the key technologies underpinning digital platforms, such as the internet of things (IoT), mobile technologies, and social collaboration technologies. Dan guides CIOs and their teams to unlock the opportunities of emerging technologies.

Previous Work Experience

Dan has been in the ICT sector for over two decades. During this period, he held positions in investment banking, industry research, and vendor strategy and operations. Prior to joining Forrester, Dan worked at Deutsche Telekom's enterprise division as a strategic marketing consultant. The role involved strategy planning and communication initiatives. Before Deutsche Telekom, Dan worked as an EMEA consulting director for telecommunications and networking at the research firm IDC and as a research director at Ovum. Dan also worked for more than half a decade in the investment banking industry as an equity analyst for Nomura International in London and for Credit Lyonnais Securities in Paris. His focus was on Pan-European telecoms. During that period, Dan participated in several equity capital markets and private equity deals.

Education

Dan holds an MSc in economics and a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), both of which are part of the University of London.

Dan serves CIOs and strategy leaders by guiding them through the challenges of business transformation. Dan helps define strategies that deliver business benefits from new digital business models and drive sustainable innovation. Dan's particular focus is on the employee experience, the future of work, innovation, cultural transformation, and the subscription business model. Dan is also an expert in the key technologies underpinning digital platforms, such as the internet of things (IoT), mobile technologies, and social collaboration technologies. Dan guides CIOs and their teams to unlock the opportunities of emerging technologies.

Previous Work Experience

Dan has been in the ICT sector for over two decades. During this period, he held positions in investment banking, industry research, and vendor strategy and operations. Prior to joining Forrester, Dan worked at Deutsche Telekom's enterprise division as a strategic marketing consultant. The role involved strategy planning and communication initiatives. Before Deutsche Telekom, Dan worked as an EMEA consulting director for telecommunications and networking at the research firm IDC and as a research director at Ovum. Dan also worked for more than half a decade in the investment banking industry as an equity analyst for Nomura International in London and for Credit Lyonnais Securities in Paris. His focus was on Pan-European telecoms. During that period, Dan participated in several equity capital markets and private equity deals.

Education

Dan holds an MSc in economics and a BSc in economics from the London School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), both of which are part of the University of London.

Dan Bieler's Most Recent Research

Research

A European Perspective On The Future Of Work For 2021

Use Employee Experience To Navigate The Ongoing Pandemic Crisis

European business leaders' hopes of a return to normal in 2021 are slowly fading away. Vaccines will roll out at different speeds across Europe, forcing...

12 min read
Research

The Path To Automation In Europe — Why And How It Will Be Different

Understanding Opportunities And Threats From Automation, Robotics, And The AI Industry In Europe
March 25th, 2021 | Dan Bieler , Bernhard Schaffrik

The opportunities and extent of automation in the context of Europe will differ from scenarios in North America and Asia. In Europe, businesses face greater...

19 min read
Research

An Adaptive Mobility Strategy Sets The Technology Foundation For Anywhere Work

Enable Employees With Mobility To Drive Their Success From Anywhere
March 15th, 2021 | Dan Bieler , Andrew Hewitt

As organizations prepare for anywhere work, with employees working wherever they want outside the office, they'll need to revisit their technology strategies...

19 min read
Research

Build The Business Case For Your Digital Investments

The Business Case Report In The Digital Business Playbook
January 27th, 2021 | Dan Bieler

You can only improve what you can measure. Businesses must be able to calculate the return on digital investments to justify them. But calculating a precise...

11 min read
Research

Bosch Embraces Cultural Transformation To Drive Innovation

Learn How Bosch Places Cultural Change At The Center Of Digital Transformation To Strengthen Its Innovation Capabilities
November 24th, 2020 | Dan Bieler

There's a saying that "culture is what people do when no one's looking." Bosch is internalizing this observation as it transforms into a digital business...

9 min read