Designated one of the Top 100 Digital Transforamtion Influencers in 2012 in France, Bernard Dubs (@bernarddubs1) is the Founder, CEO and Research Director of the Business & Information Technology (BIT) Analyst Group, a European-headquartered, independent and international Analyst and Expert firm dedicated to economic intelligence, enterprise transformation, new organization models and ICT strategies with a global coverage (35 countries) via a partnership with the American WinterGreenResearch active since 2008.
Since 2005, BIT Analyst Group has been taking forward the Gartner-acquired Meta Group philosophy with an enriched Value Proposition, based on the 'Digital Enterprise 2020' strategic approach.
Digital Enterprise 2020: Bernard has authored a formalized vision of the evolution of economic models and organizations: from the industrial enterprise to the ICT-powered, cellular enterprise in the ecosystem-based Digital Economy and Knowledge Society of the 21st century.
BIT Analyst Group advises EuroGlobal 2000 Executive Committees, and in particular CEO-CFO-CIOs with analysis and recommendations about ICT-enabled enterprise transformations in coherence with the Digital Enterprise 2020 vision.
BIT Analyst Group also facilitates all the "Business & IT" dialogs inside the enterprise as well as between organizations and IT&T vendors.
Bernard has 30 years of «Business & IT» experience in Europe and in the USA, in such global groups as BASF Germany, National Semiconductor USA, Shell Europe, Siemens BS and Thales; he has cofounded Futur*Vision Multimedia, a start-up sold to France Telecom, and has collaborated to the Analyst firm META Group.
At the European Commission, Bernard is a Member of several workgroups such as Business & Technology Trends, The Future Internet and Software 2.0.
In France, he has been a Member of the CEO Syndicate's Digital Economy Committee since 2005 and he is an Advisor for Digital FRANCE 2020, the French Government prospective exercise.
For the last 12 years, Bernard has been developing personal relationships with the Top Executives of the IT&T Vendors the most influential in Global 2000 organizations whether European (Alcatel-Lucent, SAP, Capgemini, Logica), American (Top 10), Indian (Top 6, SWITCH), or Japonese (Fujitsu, HDS).
Bernard is often quoted in the Press and is a sought-after keynote speaker for international events such as CeBIT, Hanover, Germany. He his accredited as Innovation Analyst at CES Las Vegas.
With a dual education in Finance-Economics and Engineering (Energy, Technology, Bernard DUBS is a MS Graduate and VIP of the University of California at Berkeley.