Ray Wang

Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman

Constellation Research, Inc.
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R "Ray" Wang is the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon Valley based Constellation Research, Inc. He's also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog "A Software Insider’s Point of View". With viewership in the 10's of millions of page views a year, his blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models such as digital transformation impact brands, enterprises, and organizations. Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His new best selling book Disrupting Digital Business, published by Harvard Business Review Press and now globally available provides insights on why 52% of the Fortune 500 have been merged, acquired, gone bankrupt, or fallen off the list since 2000. In fact, this impact of digital disruption is real. However, it’s not the technologies that drive this change. It’s a shift in how new business models are created.

Wang has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Personify, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a prominent and dynamic keynote speaker and research analyst working with clients on digital, innovation, business model design, engagement strategies, customer experience, matrix commerce, and big data.

His Silicon Valley research firm, Constellation Research, Inc., advises Global 2000 companies on the future, business strategy, and disruptive technology adoption. Ray is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and well quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC TV, Reuters, IDG News Service, and other global media outlets. Wang has thrice won the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) Analyst of the Year Award.

Ray's Sessions at Connect 2017

Moving to the New World - Hala Zeine & Ray Wang

Monday 27th November | 9:50am - 10:50am

Join SAP’s Hala Zeine, and Constellation Research’s R “Ray” Wang for a fireside chat exploring how we can all move from the hype of digital transformation to Business Transformation. They will discuss the latest Busi...

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What happens when the machines take over?

Tuesday 28th November | 9:30am - 10:30am

From HAL to Skynet, artificial intelligence (AI) and the ‘Rise of the Machines’ has been long predicted – yet only now is it becoming a reality. Concepts such as machine learning and cognitive computing have moved on...

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