Cormac Foster

Research Director, Gigaom Research

Long Beach, CA


Cormac Foster is a former Research Director at Gigaom Research covering Mobile Technologies and Enterprise Operations. He has spent nearly 20 years in enterprise technology as a QA manager, product manager, industry analyst, and writer. Cormac focuses on the intersection of technology and management, helping businesses understand the policy and operational context necessary to implement software-based solutions. He is particularly interested in the effect of mobility on the relationship between IT and line-of-business management.

As an Analyst at Jupiter Research, he covered content management, security, and enterprise operations. As a consultant, he has worked with a wide range of enterprise technology providers, including Dell, Research in Motion, Borland, Trend Micro, and Avocent. Cormac began his career in Quality Assurance, testing software and managing testing teams at several of Silicon Valley software companies. He has spoken at a number of industry events, appeared on CNN and ABC News, and has written for CNET, ReadWrite, and other technology publications.

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