Speaker - Mark Smith

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Mark is responsible for the overall business and research direction of Ventana Research and drives the global research agenda covering both business and technology areas. He defined the blueprint and methodology for improving business by using benchmark research to provide guidance across people, processes, information and technology. Mark is an expert in enterprise software and business technology innovations including: business analytics, big data, cloud computing, business collaboration, mobile technology and social media.

Mark started Ventana Research more than a decade ago; he has worked in the software industry for 25 years leading innovations in research and technology. Mark has held CMO, research and product development roles at research and software companies.

Mark was rated the 2011 software industry analyst of the year by The Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR). Mark is also ranked as one of the top ten technology influencers in 2012 by Human Resources Executive magazine.

Mark can be found on Twitter at @marksmithvr, on LinkedIn, on Google+ and can be reached via email at and read his blog at

4 Programs

Revolution of Technology for Business in 2013 and Beyond

11.08.12 | 00:50:38 min | 0 comments

Revealing the Golden Opportunity for the Cloud and People

11.08.12 | 00:34:17 min | 0 comments

The Social Mandate to Power People to Perform

11.08.12 | 00:32:29 min | 0 comments

Uncovering the Reality of Innovation in Technology Panel

11.08.12 | 00:50:35 min | 0 comments