Joe Barkai is a recognized industry analyst, strategy adviser, blogger, and a published author. His focus is on researching, forecasting, and the strategic application of technology to drive innovation and competitiveness.
With more than 30 years of experience helping organizations across diverse industries adopt new technologies, Joe offers a unique perspective and ability to forecast future trends and articulate the business value of emerging technologies. He helps organizations make sense of a fast-changing technology landscape and chart product and market strategies, drive market adoption and improve organizational decision-making.
His current research topics include the industrial Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and machine learning, autonomous driving, and mobility of the future.
In his book The Outcome Economy: How the Industrial Internet of Things is Changing Every Business, Joe explores the impact of the Industrial Internet of Things on manufacturing companies and offers a perspective on product innovation and operation in an always-connected world.
As the Chairman of the Automotive IoT program at SAE, the world’s largest organization of automotive and aerospace engineers, Joe offers an informed outlook on emerging technologies and business models in connected cars, autonomous driving and mobility of the future.
Previously, as Vice President of Research at IDC, a leading global market research firm, Joe led global research across a broad spectrum of industries, including automotive, industrial equipment, aerospace, medical devices and high-tech.
Joe is a sought-after consultant and public speaker. He appeared on CNN Japan and was quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Economist, CIO Magazine, and numerous industry publications.