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BirthplaceAustin, Texas


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Corporate Strategy

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Analyst, IT Management Lead

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Kimberly Skotak

Michael Coté

Coté works in corporate strategy for Dell, focusing on software.

Before joining Dell, Coté was analyst at RedMonk covering primarily enterprise software, specializing in open source, IT management, software development, collaborative, the web, and social/collaborative software. He was RedMonk’s IT Management Lead. His blog is available at and he produces the RedMonk podcast as well as the video podcast RedMonkTV.

Before joining RedMonk, Coté worked at BMC developing the BMC Performance Manager family of enterprise systems management products. Prior to BMC, Cote’ worked at a wide variety of tech companies and startups such as The Cobalt Group, Coral Technologies, and one of the first, and still thriving, online banking companies, FundsXpress. He also produces the popular code monkey podcast,

Coté was selected for the Texas Social Media Awards in 2009. Technobabble 2.0, a popular blog about analyst relations, ranked Coté’s blog #8 in its ranking of “Top 100 analyst blogs”. He was recently named the 3rd most regarded analyst in the U.S. and 5th globally by the Institute of Industry Analyst Relations. (Thanks!) He talks with and is quoted by the tech press frequently.

Recent Milestones

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    Michael Coté added a position as Corporate Strategy at Dell. (8/1/11)
    Posted 11/21/11 at 2:18pm
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    Michael Coté added a position as Analyst, IT Management Lead at RedMonk. (2/1/06)
    Posted 7/11/08 at 4:57pm



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