Rob Enderle

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Rob Enderle is president and principal analyst of the Enderle Group, a forward looking emerging technology advisory firm. With over 25 years’ experience emerging technologies he has provided regional and global companies with guidance in how to better target customer needs with new and existing products; create new business opportunities; anticipate technology changes; select vendors and products; and best marketing strategies and tactics. Although most analysts are specialists, Rob has been ranked to top technology generalist in the world for several decades.

In addition Rob currently writes for USA Herald, TechNewsWorld, IT Business Edge, TechSpective, TMCnet and TGdaily. In addition, Rob trained as at TV Anchor and appears regularly on Compass Radio Networks, WOC, CNBC, NPR and Fox Business.

Before founding the Enderle Group Rob was the Senior Research Fellow for Forrester Research and the Giga Information Group. While there he worked for and with companies like Microsoft, HP, IBM, Dell, Toshiba, Gateway, Sony, USAA, Texas Instruments, AMD, Intel, Credit Suisse First Boston, GM, Ford and Siemens.

Before Giga, Rob was with Dataquest covering client/server software where he became one of the most widely publicized technology analysts in the world and was an anchor for C/Net. Before Dataquest Rob worked for IBM as was in IBM’s executive resource program. As part of that program he managed or reviewed projects and people in Finance, Internal Audit, Competitive Analysis, Marketing, Security and Planning.

Rob holds an AA in Merchandising, a BS in Business, and an MBA, and he sits on the advisory councils for a variety of technology companies.

Rob’s hobbies include sporting clays, PC modding, science fiction, home automation and computer gaming.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Rob Enderle and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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