Jonah Kowall Announces Departure from Gartner
February 04, 2015
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Jonah Kowall, one of the leading voices in the Application Performance Management (APM) industry, announced that he will be leaving the position of Research VP at Gartner.

Kowall has been instrumental in defining APM in his four years at Gartner, as well as guiding and driving the industry with research reports such as Gartner's annual Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring.

In a farewell blog posted on February 2, Kowall mentioned that Will Cappelli will continue to cover the APM space.

In addition, Cameron Haight, a Gartner Research VP with 10 years at Gartner and 30 years of IT industry experience, will take on a new APM focus, in addition to his current DevOps research.

In the blog, Kowall hinted that he will be taking a position with a vendor in the IT Operations Management space, with more details to be announced in a couple weeks.

"Jonah Kowall has appeared in multiple interviews on APMdigest over the past few years, and has graciously provided insights for our many lists including our annual list of APM Predictions," said Pete Goldin, Editor and Publisher of APMdigest. "His valuable input has always been thoughtful and forward-thinking, and has been much appreciated. I am sure I can speak for the entire APM community when I wish Jonah well-deserved success in his new position."

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