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Biography PhotoGeorge F. Colony
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
George F. Colony
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer


As founder, chairman, and CEO of Forrester Research, George is one of the most influential thought leaders in the world of business and technology. He is a trusted advisor to executives around the globe, providing context and clarity around the digital disruptions that change the way we live and work.

George founded Forrester in his basement 30 years ago. He, along with many talented and passionate colleagues, has built the company into one of the world's most successful independent... 

Biography PhotoCliff Condon
Chief Research Officer
Cliff Condon
Chief Research Officer


As chief research officer, Cliff leads a global research organization responsible for creating powerful ideas and objective, courageous, and relevant content that helps Forrester’s clients drive business results and change the way they look at the world. He is a member of Forrester’s executive team.

Cliff joined Forrester in 1997 and has held a variety of leadership positions that have helped shape the depth and breadth of the company’s research coverage and rigorous research me... 

Biography PhotoMichael  A.  Doyle
Chief Financial Officer
Michael  A.  Doyle
Chief Financial Officer


With nearly 30 years of financial and management experience at major companies, Michael serves as Forrester's chief financial officer (CFO). He leads Forrester's finance team and oversees the company's relationships with investors, market analysts, accountants, and bankers. Michael's responsibilities also include both managing day-to-day financial activity as well as planning for Forrester's long-term opportunities.

Prior to joining Forrester, Michael was CFO of EasyLink Services, a p... 

Biography PhotoGail S. Mann
Chief Legal Officer And Secretary
Gail S. Mann
Chief Legal Officer And Secretary


Gail serves as the chief legal officer, leading and managing the company's legal and regulatory affairs. She advises Forrester's board of directors, executive team, and operating and corporate services groups on a variety of issues and maintains the company's relationships with external legal counsel.

Prior to joining Forrester, Gail served as counsel for Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, focusing on corporate and securities law matters and mergers and acquisitions. Before this, she se... 

Biography PhotoMichael Morhardt
Chief Sales Officer
Michael Morhardt
Chief Sales Officer


As Forrester's chief sales officer, Mike leads a global selling organization of more than 400 people. He is responsible for driving Forrester's revenue growth and sales productivity in a way that best serves our clients.

Mike has more than 20 years of experience in the information services industry, earning a reputation for building high-performing sales teams marked by their accountability and operational excellence. Prior to joining Forrester, Mike was the managing director of... 

Biography PhotoSteven  Peltzman
Chief Business Technology Officer
Steven  Peltzman
Chief Business Technology Officer


As Forrester’s first “chief business technology officer,” Steve Peltzman is responsible for guiding the transformation of Forrester's own internal technology efforts from the traditional information technology (IT) approach to what Forrester advocates companies should adopt: business technology (BT).

In leading Forrester’s BT strategy and implementation and as a member of Forrester’s executive team, Steve is responsible for helping drive the company’s revenue, innovation, and growth... 

Biography PhotoLucia Luce Quinn
Chief People Officer
Lucia Luce Quinn
Chief People Officer


As chief people officer and head of Forrester’s Strategic Growth organization, Lucia is responsible for Forrester’s most valuable asset: its people. She helps improve the performance effectiveness of Forrester’s business strategy by positioning employees for success. Lucia is recognized for her strategic acumen and skills as an executive coach, advisor, and consensus builder. She is a proven business leader who brings more than 20 years of experience in executive roles in human resources, b... 

Biography PhotoDennis van Lingen
Chief Product Officer
Dennis van Lingen
Chief Product Officer


As chief product officer, Dennis is responsible for creating consistent, high-quality, and innovative products and experiences for Forrester’s clients worldwide. Based in Amsterdam, Dennis also serves as Forrester's chief Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) officer. He has been a member of Forrester’s executive team since 2006.

Dennis has held a variety of executive and marketing leadership positions at Forrester, including managing director of the Marketing and Strategy clie...