Dave Bartoletti

Principal Analyst serving Infrastructure & Operations PROFESSIONALS

Dave Bartoletti has developed, delivered, and marketed emerging technologies for more than 25 years as a software executive at several high-profile technology and financial services leaders. He was at the forefront of the middleware, web, automation, and cloud computing technology waves as both vendor and consumer. Dave has been an analyst for more than seven years, and he advises Forrester clients on modern service delivery strategies, including virtualization platforms, cloud computing platforms and management tools, and data center automation. He specializes in helping clients leverage emerging cloud technologies to modernize their data centers and accelerate their journey to the hybrid cloud. Dave is a frequent keynote speaker at premier vendor and industry events, including VMworld and CloudConnect, and his research has been cited in The Wall Street Journal and Forbes.

Previous Work Experience

Dave joined Forrester from Taneja Group, where he was a senior analyst and co-lead of the virtualization and cloud practice. Prior to his career as an analyst, Dave spent more than 20 years creating and marketing award-winning and industry-leading messaging middleware, virtualization, and web-based financial services tools and products. He was vice president of marketing and on the founding team of Enigmatec, a virtualization management pioneer acquired by EMC. Previously, Dave held executive positions at Tibco Software, where he created and managed the North American professional services organization; Fidelity Investments, where he launched a suite of online portfolio management products; and Capco, where he built the company's software factory to develop financial services automation platforms.


Dave holds a B.S. in biomedical engineering from Boston University and an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT.

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