14 years at Gartner
29 years IT industry
Lincoln United Kingdom
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 identity assurance technologies, processes, policies and best practices.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
Ant Allan's Recent Gartner Activity
Predicts 2015: Identity and Access Management
IAM Must Adapt to Realize All the Benefits of Social Identity Integration
Four Kinds of Password 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.