Jan-Martin Löwendahl PhD
Jan-Martin Löwendahl, Ph.D. (chemistry), is a Research VP in Gartner Research, where his research area is mainly higher education governance, strategy and emerging trends. The methodologies for strategic planning and frameworks for governance are especially focused on stakeholder communication and are also used in several other sectors with a high percentage of knowledge workers or end users with large and complex consumption of IT-related services. Such organizations include R&D organizations, public-sector organizations, as well as primary and secondary education institutions. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Löwendahl had 15 years of experience in higher education, including research and teaching and IT management. Most recently, he served as CIO, where his main focus was infrastructure strategies and governance. He has also worked collaboratively in the academic community and has served on several boards.
Looking at the old hype cycles, what went right, what went wrong in predicting the future?