Co-Founder & VP of Software Research, 451 Research
Nick Patience leads 451 Research’s coverage in two key areas: digital transformation and artificial intelligence/machine learning. Nick is a co-founder of 451 Research and Research Vice President, Software. He oversees the company’s coverage of the software industry spanning four research channels: Customer Experience and Commerce, Workforce Productivity and Compliance, Data Platforms and Analytics, and Development, DevOps and ITOps.
He rejoined 451 Research in 2015 after almost three years running product marketing at e-discovery and information governance software company Recommind (now part of OpenText). He has held various senior management roles at 451 Research in both New York and London since 1999.
Prior to starting 451 Research, Nick was a financial and technology journalist with ComputerWire (now part of Datamonitor) in London and New York. Nick has a master’s degree in computing science from the University of London, and a BA in Philosophy and Music from Middlesex University.