Analyst Profile

Drue Reeves

Drue Reeves

VP Distinguished Analyst

9 years at Gartner ,  23 years IT industry
Round Rock, TX USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Drue Reeves is the Chief of Research and Agenda Manager for Cloud Computing within for Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). In addition to setting the research strategy for GTP, Mr. Reeves covers public, private and hybrid cloud computing, storage, client and server virtualization, and data center topics. He also presents these topics at various IT industry events, interacts directly with customers to solve real issues, and advises executive management.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage


Previous Experience

Mr. Reeves sets the agenda, direction and research strategy for cloud computing and data center. He ensures quality research, presents on important topics, speaks to customers to solve real issues, and interfaces with executive management.

Professional Background

Burton Group, Vice President and Research Director, Cloud Computing and Data Center, 3 years
Dell Computer Corporation, Office of the CTO, 3 years
HP/Compaq, Directory and Security Architect, 9 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

SNIA Storage Industry Impact Award 2006
Thirteen patents granted or pending in identity management, security, management and PC servers


BA in Computer Science from Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas