Mike Barlow

Sr. Writer and Author - HMG Strategy

Mike Barlow is an award-winning journalist, author, and strategy consultant. He is the author of Learning to Love Data Science (O’Reilly, 2015), and coauthor of The Executive’s Guide to Enterprise Social Media Strategy(Wiley, 2011), and Partnering with the CIO (Wiley, 2007). He is also the writer of many articles, reports, and white papers on numerous topics including smart cities, ambient computing, predictive maintenance, real-time data analytics, digital transformation and IT infrastructure.

Over the course of a long career, Barlow was a reporter and editor at several respected suburban daily newspapers, including The Journal News and the Stamford Advocate. His feature stories and columns appeared regularly in The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Newsday, and other major US dailies. He has also written extensively for O’Reilly Media.

Mike Barlow authors the HMG Strategy blog featuring cross-industry thought leaders who are transforming the global technology landscape, in addition to the weekly Tech News Digest of industry news headlines. If you are interested in being interviewed for the blog or submitting your thought leadership, e-mail