Analyst Profile

Mark A. Beyer

Mark A. Beyer

VP Distinguished Analyst

12 years at Gartner ,  27 years industry experience
Bradenton, FL USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Mark A. Beyer is a Research Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in the Information Management Technology team. He covers data management solutions for analytics (including the use of database management systems, data integration tools, distributed systems such as Hadoop, and more). In addition, he covers the organizational structure for supporting both the architectural development and the ongoing coordination of the information infrastructure with use cases (such as supporting data science efforts, business intelligence and advanced analytics). With a specific interest in utilizing reference survey data, market data and vendor product capabilities analysis, Mr. Beyer focuses on practical choice and pragmatic delivery for the enterprise and organizations.

Areas of Coverage

  • Application Development & Integration
  • Data Management & Integration


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Beyer lead implementation practices and projects for data integration, business intelligence and data management architectures as a direct-hire within organizations, an implementation consultant and vendor implementation/project lead. With experience in leading and participating in teams as small as 3 person units to serving as the solution architect and project manager of a 12 month, multi-phased effort that included 24 professional services consultants and 9 internal (client) staff members for a data integration architecture, data warehouse (hub), ODS and spoke-marts. Industry experience includes: USDOE, USDoD, Electric Utility Industry, Automotive Industry, P&C Insurance, Professional Insurance, Healthcare Providers, Health Insurance, Consumer Packaged Goods, Grocery, Wholesale, Logistics & Distribution.

Professional Background

Ascential Software, Manager of Business Development/Consulting Manager, 5 years
BearingPoint, Consulting Project Manager, 1 year
Publix Supermarkets, Data Warehouse Senior Systems Analyst/Data Modeler, 1 year

Industry Awards/Accolades

Ardent Software, Awared of Excellence, 1999
Gartner, Golden Quill in Research 2010
Gartner, Thought Leadership, multi-years
Prism Solutions, President's Club for Consulting Excellence, 1998


B.A., Maryville College
Postgraduate studies in Applied Calculus