Bill Kirwin

Chief Research Officer
A3E Research + Advisory Services

Working at the edge of technology and disruption, Bill is a thought leader and a trusted advisor to IT vendors, buyers and users. Bill has a comprehensive background in all stages of IT management combined with understanding the application of technology to business challenges. His experience includes management positions in IT user shops, IT vendor companies and research and advisory firms. He is the author of numerous research reports on the IT marketplace and is a regular presenter at industry conferences and events.

While at Gartner, Bill was an intrepreneur, launching several new services, tools, and software that helped Gartner grow by double digits annually. Additionally, he launched the successful Gartner Press book operation. Bill is noted as the developer of the original IT TCO models and associated research, consulting, and benchmarking programs at Gartner. He has worked in the field as a value engineer for VMware. He is a founding member of the Value Selling and Realization Council and is currently the Managing Partner of the International Institute of IT Economics. 

Bill has served on the boards of several corporate and non-profit organizations and is a member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Bill lives in Clinton, Connecticut with his wife and two dogs.