Analyst Profile

George J. Weiss

George J. Weiss

VP Distinguished Analyst

29 years at Gartner ,  41 years IT industry
Jericho, NY USA


Roles and Responsibilities

George Weiss is a vice president and distinguished analyst in Gartner Research. Mr. Weiss has been analyzing server and operating system trends for Gartner since 1985. He is agenda manager for Gartner's research and analysis in data center modernization and consolidation, fabric-based infrastructure servers, Unix, Linux and server vendor competitive positioning.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Weiss has 40 years of overall experience in a variety of marketing and analyst positions in the computer industry. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Weiss held marketing positions at Elbit, General Instrument, AT&T Bell Labs and ITT. He was also a consultant in the IT industry.

Professional Background

Elbit Computers Ltd. Haifa, Israel, Marketing Manager, 3 years
General Instrument Corp., Marketing Manager, 3 years
Quantum Science, Program Director, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

25 Years of Service
Going Over the Top 2004
Most Prolific Writer 1995
Research Project Champion, Gartner Business Wizard 2011
Thought Leadership, 1999

Education

B.S., Electrical Engineering (with a major in computer science), Drexel University
Completed graduate work at Stevens Institute of Technology
M.A., Communications, William Patterson College
M.B.A., Adelphi University

Languages

English