Analyst Profile

Adrian Bowles


Adrian Bowles

Former Vice President of Research and Lead Analyst until 06/2019
37 years of industry experience
Westport, CT

Vice President of Research and Lead Analyst Adrian Bowles joined Aragon Research in 2017. Adrian has worked at the intersection of advanced technology and business strategy as an academic, practitioner, consultant, and industry analyst. His current research is focused on the business impact of modern AI/cognitive computing, advanced analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Adrian has practical AI experience ranging from co-developing a natural language simulation system published in the proceedings of Cybersoft 80, to leading a commercial design team on a DoD battle management expert system project, to developing an assessment tool used by the IBM Watson team for evaluating application ecosystem partner submissions. He co-authored Cognitive Computing and Big Data Analytics, published by John Wiley & Sons in 2015. Adrian's monthly SmartData webinar series with Dataversity has an audience of professionals in over 65 countries.

Previously, Adrian held executive positions at Ovum/Datamonitor, Giga Information Group, New Science Associates, and Yourdon, Inc. He 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 B.A. in psychology and M.S. in computer science from SUNY Binghamton, and his PhD in computer science from Northwestern University.

Coverage Areas
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Machine Learning
Deep Learning
Cognitive Computing


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