Khalid Kark is vice president and research director at Forrester Research Inc., leading the team
responsible for delivering research and advisory services to IT leaders. He provides strategic
guidance and advice to clients in the areas of organization design; governance, risk and
compliance, or GRC; and emerging technologies.
His research focuses on helping IT leaders mature from an IT-centric role in their organizations
to a business-embedded one. Widely quoted in the tech and mainstream business press, Khalid is a
frequent keynote speaker at national and international conferences.
He holds a master's degree in networks and telecommunications management from the University of
Pennsylvania and a bachelor's degree in business and economics from the University of Texas at