Joe Barkai is a recognized industry analyst, strategy adviser, blogger, and published author. His focus is on researching, forecasting, and the strategic application of technology to drive innovation and competitiveness.
With more than 30 years of experience helping organizations across diverse industries chart their product and market strategies, Joe offers a unique perspective and ability to “connect the dots” to forecast future trends and articulate the business value of emerging technologies. His current research topics include the industrial Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous driving, and mobility of the future.
In his book The Outcome Economy: How the Industrial Internet of Things is Changing Every Business, Joe explores the impact of the Industrial Internet of Things on manufacturing companies and offers a perspective on product innovation and operation in an always-connected world.
As the Chairman of the Automotive IoT program at SAE, the world’s largest organization of automotive engineers, Joe offers an informed outlook on emerging technologies and business models in connected cars, autonomous driving and mobility of the future.
Previously, as Vice President of Research at IDC, a leading global market research firm, Joe led global research across a broad spectrum of industries, including automotive, industrial equipment, aerospace, medical devices and high-tech.
Joe’s ongoing market research and pragmatic approach provide a solid foundation of knowledge and insight for board members and senior executives trying to make sense of the fast changing technology landscape to make strategic technology decisions, drive market adoption and improve organizational decision-making.
Joe is a sought-after consultant and speaker. He appeared on CNN Japan and was quoted by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, CIO Magazine, and numerous industry publications.
Joe is available to provide business strategy consulting and technology due diligence, conference keynotes, and advisory board service.