Adrian Bowles is an internationally recognized thought-leader with over 25 years of experience as an analyst, practitioner and academic in IT strategy and management. He is VP & Principal Analyst at Constellation Research and the founder of SIG411 LLC, a sustainability consulting firm in Westport, Connecticut, USA. Previously, Adrian founded the Governance, Risk Management & Compliance Roundtable for the Object Management Group, the IT Compliance Institute, and Atelier Research. He has held executive positions at Ovum (Datamonitor), Giga Information Group, New Science Associates, and Yourdon, Inc. Adrian also held academic appointments in computer science at Drexel University and SUNY-Binghamton, and adjunct faculty positions in the business schools at NYU and Boston College. He began his career with research and application development roles at IBM and GTE Laboratories. Adrian earned his BA in Psychology and MS in Computer Science from SUNY-Binghamton, and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Northwestern University.