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The Low-Code50 identifies top influencers who are helping to inform and guide the low-code market. The research recognizes thought leaders who advise, educate, and lead by example based on criteria such as market reach, expertise, peer citations, independence of impact and more, all collated through a proprietary algorithm.

Academic

George Westerman

Principal Research Scientist, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

MIT

George is a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and Principal Research Scientist for Workplace Learning in the MIT Jameel World Education Lab. For more than 17 years at MIT, he has worked at the intersection of executive leadership and technology innovation.

George Westerman

Principal Research Scientist, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

MIT

George is a Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management and Principal Research Scientist for Workplace Learning in the MIT Jameel World Education Lab. For more than 17 years at MIT, he has worked at the intersection of executive leadership and technology innovation. A pioneering researcher on digital transformation, he wrote the award-winning book Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation and many other articles. Prior to that, he wrote two award-winning books on IT leadership topics and numerous articles for business and IT audiences. Seeing the employment impacts of advanced digital innovation, he is now launching an MIT initiative to help employers and educators to rethink the process of workforce learning around the world.

Industry Analyst

John Rymer

VP, Principal Analyst

Forrester

John has been with Forrester for 16 years and leads the company’s research for developers on low-code development platforms as well as cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.

John Rymer

Forrester

VP, Principal Analyst

John has been with Forrester for 16 years and leads the company’s research for developers on low-code development platforms as well as cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.John coined the term "low-code development platforms." For more than 25 years, he has been an authority on the software strategies of big tech companies and leading vendors and an expert on enterprise application development practices, technologies, and platforms.

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Journalist

Steven Rosenbush

Editor, CIO Journal

Wall St. Journal

Steven is enterprise technology editor of WSJ Pro, which covers the interplay of business and technology. He oversees the group’s CIO Journal, Cybersecurity, and Artificial Intelligence teams.

Steven Rosenbush

Editor, CIO Journal

Wall St. Journal

Steven is enterprise technology editor of WSJ Pro, which covers the interplay of business and technology. He oversees the group’s CIO Journal, Cybersecurity, and Artificial Intelligence teams. Previously, he worked as assistant managing editor for capital markets at Institutional Investor magazine and led telecom coverage at BusinessWeek and USA Today.

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Consultancy & Systems Integrator

Dan Helfrich

Chairman and CEO

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Dan is chairman and chief executive officer of Deloitte Consulting LLP. As CEO, he leads more than 50,000 professionals who help clients solve complex business issues across technology modernization, customer experience enterprise operations and innovation.

Dan Helfrich

Chairman and CEO

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Dan is chairman and chief executive officer of Deloitte Consulting LLP. As CEO, he leads more than 50,000 professionals who help clients solve complex business issues across technology modernization, customer experience enterprise operations and innovation. Previously, Dan led Deloitte's Government & Public Services practice, with nearly 15,000 professionals across all levels of government, including all 15 US cabinet-level agencies, 44 states, and more than 60 of the top 100 universities.

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Dan Helfridge

Chairman and CEO

Deloitte Consulting LLP

As a principal with Deloitte Consulting in D.C. Dan leads the company’s Government & Public Services practice. He advises on tech modernization and innovation, human capital, strategy and analytics, customer experience, and enterprise operations. His team’s projects cover all 15 US cabinet-level agencies, 44 states, D.C., the City of New York, and over 60 of the top 100 universities.

Enterprise & Government User

Saul Van Beurden

Senior Executive VP, Head of Technology

Wells Fargo

Saul holds the newly established Group CIO role for Wells Fargo where he is responsible for IT strategy and systems software design and development.

Saul Van Beurden

Senior Executive VP, Head of Technology

Wells Fargo

Saul holds the newly established Group CIO role for Wells Fargo where he is responsible for IT strategy and systems software design and development. He is focused on “driving the company’s transformation and efforts to become a leader in risk management and innovation.” Before joining Wells, Saul served as CIO for Consumer & Community Banking at JPMorgan Chase. Before JPMorgan Chase, Saul was COO at Marsh, CIO/COO at ING Retail Bank in the Netheralnds and Director Application Delivery at ING Insurance in the Netherlands.

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Tech Vendor

Nicole Forsgren

Research and Strategy

Google Cloud

Dr. Nicole Forsgren does research and strategy at Google Cloud following the acquisition of her startup DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) by Google.

Nicole Forsgren

Research and Strategy

Google Cloud

Dr. Nicole Forsgren does research and strategy at Google Cloud following the acquisition of her startup DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA) by Google. She is co-author of the Shingo Publication Award-winning book Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps, and is best known for her work measuring the technology process and as the lead investigator on the largest DevOps studies to date. She has been an entrepreneur, professor, sysadmin, and performance engineer. Nicole’s work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Nicole earned her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona, and is a Research Affiliate at Clemson University and Florida International University.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Low-Code Application Platforms 2019

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The Low-Code50: Thought Leaders Influencing the Next Generation of Application Development

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Large Enterprises Succeeding With Low-Code

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