Dana Gardner is a leading identifier of software productivity trends and new IT business value opportunities. He honed his skills and refined his insights as an IT industry analyst, beginning in 1999. Gardner is well known as a creative thought leader on enterprise software solutions, strategies, partnerships, and markets. As a
skilled multi-media communicator and evangelist, he has written dozens of industry reports on the business benefits of IT and Internet innovation for advancing general productivity, improving employee efficiency, and reducing total IT costs. As founder and president of Interarbor Solutions, Gardner has taken a strong record in consulting services for IT vendors, carriers, and enterprises to yet another level: The exciting new communications capabilities around Internet social media.