Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Gideon Gartner to speak at Computer History Museum

Gideon Gartner, a pioneer of the industry analyst marketplace and founder of both Gartner and Giga, is speaking at the Computer History Museum in California later this month.

The event on Tuesday May 15 is being described as "an evening of candid and personal insights on the rise of IT industry analysts."

Gideon's conversation with venture capitalist Neill Brownstein is being recorded and will be made available on YouTube.

Event Details
Date: May 15 2007
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue: Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Boulevard Mountain View, CA 94043

Entrance is free although there's a suggested donation of $10. Advanced registration is being strongly advised.

If you're interested, there's more information here.

Thanks to Barbara French over at Tekrati who will be writing more on this event at her blog. She has also set up a related wiki.

She's describing it as "a "don't miss" event for everyone who works with / for the industry analysts."

About the Computer History Museum
Established in 1996, the aim of the Computer History Museum aim is "to preserve and present for posterity the artifacts and stories of the information age. As such, the Museum plays a unique role in the history of the computing revolution and its worldwide impact on the human experience...It is a public benefit organization dedicated to the preservation and celebration of computing history. It is home to one of the largest collections of computing artifacts in the world, a collection comprising over 13,000 objects, 20,000 images, 5,000 moving images, 4,000 linear feet of cataloged documentation and 5,000 titles or several hundred gigabytes of software."

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