Analyst Profile

Brian Burke

Brian Burke

Research VP

11 years at Gartner ,  29 years industry experience
Egham United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Brian Burke is an Analyst for Gartner, specializing in enterprise architecture and more recently developing research on the emerging gamification trend. His groundbreaking work in the development of federated architectures has been implemented in hundreds of organizations in both the public and private sectors. He is also a prominent researcher and speaker in the areas of IT strategy, IT organizational structures and business/IT alignment.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Architecture


Previous Experience

Mr. Burke has a broad and diverse background in technology and strategy, having more than 30 years of experience in the industry. He joined Gartner in April 2005 with the acquisition of Meta Group, where he had worked for seven years. Prior to that, he held senior management positions with responsibility for the development of IT strategy and architecture and the implementation of emerging technologies, including the Internet, knowledge management, data warehouse, collaboration, client/server applications and desktop technology.

Professional Background

Meta Group, Research Vice President, 7 years
Workplace Safety & Insurance Board, Chief Architect, 13 years