Steve Peltzman is the CIO of Forrester Research, a technology and market research company that provides advice of the existing and potential impact of technology, to its clients and the public. As Forrester's first "chief business technology officer," Peltzman is responsible for guiding the transformation of the company’s internal technology efforts from the traditional information technology (IT) approach to the business technology (BT) approach that Forrester advocates for its own clients. In leading Forrester's BT strategy and implementation and as a member of Forrester's executive team, Peltzman is responsible for helping drive the company's revenue, innovation, and growth as well as client value and success.
Prior to joining Forrester, Peltzman spent a decade as CIO at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. He led the technology design and implementation for MoMA's $858 million new building project from 2001 to 2004.
In addition, Peltzman spent seven years as a United States Air Force officer, where he developed and assessed stealth technology and tactics for the B-2 Stealth Bomber Program Office and served as a program director for the Joint Mission Planning Program Office. In related experience, Peltzman has served as a technology advisory board member to several venture capital firms. Peltzman holds a B.S. in aeronautical engineering from MIT and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.