14 years at Gartner , 29 years IT industry
Roles and Responsibilities
Ant Allan, Ph.D., is a Research Vice President in Gartner Research. He is a core member of the identity and access management (IAM) research community and specializes in IAM program management and in identity assurance technologies, processes, policies and best practices.
Areas of Coverage
Latest Research by Ant Allan
IAM Must Adapt to Realize All the Benefits of Social Identity Integration
Four Kinds of Password Management
Toolkit: Basic Password Policy, Update
What You Must Know About Identity and Access Management in 100 Tweets
Take a People-Centric Approach to Simplify Identity and Access Management
Prior to joining Gartner, Ant Allan worked for two years as a product manager for security software products with a U.K. distributor. Before that, he worked for seven years in information security management for GA Life, focusing on IBM OS/390 RACF and information security policy, after short stints in application development and information technology training.
GA Life (now part of Aviva), Senior Information Security Analyst, 12 years
Software (Europe) Ltd., Technical Consultant, 2 years
B.Sc., with honors, Physics, University of Durham, U.K.
Ph.D., Theoretical Particle Physics, University of Durham, U.K.