Analyst Profile

Dan Sommer

Dan Sommer

Research Director

10 years at Gartner ,  13 years industry experience
Solna Sweden

Roles and Responsibilities

Dan Sommer is a Research Director in Gartner's Technology & Service Provider Research group, with his prime responsibility being the worldwide lead for business intelligence markets, including trends, competitive dynamics, forecasts and market share. Mr. Sommer joined Gartner in January 2005 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Intelligence
  • Software Markets


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Sommer worked for Context in London as a product manager.

Professional Background

Context, Product Manager, 3 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Q2 Global Research Award - August 2013
Thought Leader of the Year - January 2013


M.S., International Business and Economics, University of Stockholm, School of Business
Spent one academic year at Price School of Business, University of Oklahoma
Spent one academic year at l'Universite Blaise Pascal, France