KPMG's 2018 Tech Innovation Survey

We are pleased to announce the Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies 2018 publication Tech Hubs Forging New Paths to Outpace the Competition. As in prior years, the publication includes perspectives from more than 750 global technology industry leaders (85 percent C-Suite).

Top highlights

  • The U.S. and China dominate the tech leadership charts. India, Japan and the U.K. are markets to watch. 
  • 45 percent predict the innovation epicenter will move from Silicon Valley by 2021.
  • Shanghai, Tokyo, London, New York, Beijing and Singapore are expected to become leading technology innovation hubs in addition to Silicon Valley/San Francisco. 
  • Revenue growth is the top metric to measure the success of tech innovation.
  • The Chief Information Officer was ranked for the first time as the top function/role responsible for driving innovation.
  • Tech job growth on a steady incline, up sharply from last year, with more than 90 percent saying they would hire up to 100 employees in the near future.