R "Ray" Wang is the principal analyst, founder, and chairman of Silicon Valley–based Constellation Research, Inc. He‘s also the author of the popular business strategy and technology blog, "A Software Insider's Point of View." With tens of millions of page views a year, his blog provides insight into how disruptive technologies and new business models such as digital transformation impact brands, enterprises, and organizations.
His new, best-selling book, Disrupting Digital Business, provides insights on why 52 percent of the Fortune 500 have been merged, acquired, gone bankrupt, or fallen off the list since 2000. In fact, this impact of digital disruption is real. However, it's not the technologies that drive this change. It's a shift in how new business models are created.
Ray has held executive roles in product, marketing, strategy, and consulting at companies such as Forrester Research, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He is a prominent and dynamic keynote speaker and research analyst working with clients on digital, innovation, business model design, engagement strategies, customer experience, matrix commerce, and big data.
His research firm, Constellation Research, Inc., advises Global 2000 companies on the future, business strategy, and disruptive technology adoption. Ray is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC TV, Reuters, IDG News Service, and other global media outlets. He has thrice won the prestigious Institute of Industry Analyst Relations (IIAR) Analyst of the Year Award.