Toby Bell is the Executive Vice President for a software company based in North Carolina. Toby recently joined the executive committee at Litéra and is responsible for strategic planning, marketing, alliances, and business development. Litéra has several patented content and collaboration technologies designed to enhance professional productivity and reduce risk.
Prior to Litéra, he was research VP for Gartner, the leading provider of global research and analysis on the information technology industry. Toby was responsible for covering a range of content management, business process, and analytics technologies as well as vendors and trends in those marketplaces. He served hundreds of clients primarily in the Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Legal, and Manufacturing vertical markets.
Prior to joining Gartner, Toby was a senior manager and director for Arthur Andersen. He focused on technology consulting, research, applications development, and legal practice management for this Big 5 global professional services firm. He was responsible for identifying business problems and related emerging technology solutions that resulted in the highest immediate cost recovery for clients; coordinating and communicating global research and testing efforts related to advanced and emerging technologies; and setting direction for the firm’s technology architecture. He also led a team of rapid application developers in designing the firm’s document management, knowledge and collaboration, marketing information, and back-office systems.
Toby has held key management positions in large and small business advisory services organizations — including Andersen and Ernst & Young — focused primarily on business intelligence, competitive intelligence, marketing technology, knowledge management, and process improvement in applications design, development, and consulting.