Analyst Profile

Kurt Schlegel

Kurt Schlegel

Research VP

21 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience
Stamford, CT USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Kurt Schlegel is a Research Vice President at Gartner studying how organizations report and analyze data for performance management and decision support.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Intelligence


Previous Experience

Mr. Schlegel has been covering the business intelligence and analytics markets since 2003. During that time, he has served in various roles, including global conference chair, research community leader, agenda manager and lead author of the Magic Quadrant, Hype Cycle and Predicts reports. Key themes of his research include: 1) The emergence of data discovery as a self-service alternative to traditional BI platform architectures 2) Striking a balance between a centralized and decentralized organizational model for business analytics 3) Making data a key part of your organization's business model with customer-facing analytics 4) Using big data to create more precise analytical systems of measurement and classification 5) Right-sized approaches to BI and analytics for midmarket companies

Professional Background

Meta Group, Program Director, 10 years


B.S., Industrial Management, Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University