Senior Director, Industry Analysis,
Senior Director, Industry Analysis, CompTIA
With CompTIA since 2010, veteran analyst and researcher Carolyn April follows business trends in the technology ecosystem of companies that sell, influence or create technology solutions. April has led research studies on numerous tech-based business subjects and is regularly cited in various media outlets for her thoughts on how IT companies can best leverage new technologies and business models. As a business of tech expert, she is regularly featured as a speaker at industry events on topics ranging from cloud computing, managed services, business model transformation and vendor program trends. Over the course of her career, she has served as editor for Channel Insider, a principal analyst for the Institute for the Partner Education & Development (IPED), and executive editor of VARBusiness. April holds masters and bachelor’s degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.