Charlie Dai

Principal Analyst at Forrester

Big Data Cloud IoT


Charlie serves Enterprise Architecture Professionals and offers strategic advice and guidance to Forrester clients in broad areas, including cloud (IaaS, PaaS, containers, and hybrid cloud management), big data (predictive analytics, machine learning, and data management), IoT, business process management, DevOps, and open source software. He has rich experience in technology strategy, enterprise architecture, and software delivery management, particularly in the China market.

Charlie is also a key contributor to the consulting team that helps Forrester’s clients address their business requirements and accelerate digital transformation. Charlie has extensive experience in program management, rich industry expertise, as well as a passion for helping customers achieve success.

Charlie has over 15 years of experience in the software industry, with PMP and ITIL certification. Before Forrester, Charlie was the senior manager, professional services, for Cordys. Prior to Cordys, Charlie was the project manager for Datang Telecom.