Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Mark Smith, CEO & Chief Research Officer

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 has held CMO, research and product development roles at research and software companies.  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 was rated the 2011 software industry analyst of the year by The Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR).   Check out Mark’s Klout Score or check out his Kred Score. Mark can be found on Twitter at @marksmithvr, on LinkedIn, on Google+ and can be reached via email at mark.smith@ventanaresearch.com and read his blog at http://marksmith.ventanaresearch.com.

Recent Posts by Mark Smith:

  • The Business of Sales & Marketing: Ventana Research Agenda for 2013
    Ed. – Mark Smith is an expert in enterprise software and business technology innovations and the CEO and Chief Research Officer of Ventana Research. Mark has worked in the software industry for 25 years, leading innovations in research and technology and has held CMO, research and product development roles at research and software companies. He ...

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