Analyst Profile

Nick Heudecker

Nick Heudecker

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience
San Jose, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Nick Heudecker researches data management for Gartner's IT Leaders (ITL) Data and Analytics group. He offers guidance to information management leaders, information architects, CIOs and Chief Data Officers on data infrastructure for operations and analytics, as well as information management strategy. Additionally, he covers real-time analytics, in-memory technologies, and the acquisition and management of open-source software.

Areas of Coverage

  • Data Management & Integration


Previous Experience

Prior to Gartner, Mr. Heudecker was the founder and principal of System Mobile, a consulting company providing software development and training services in multiple enterprise sectors. Earlier, he led software development at several startups in both the consumer and enterprise spaces, specializing in enterprise software architecture and analytics.

Professional Background

Dragonfly Mobile, Platform Architect, 1 year
Idea Integration, Senior Software Engineer, 1 year
System Mobile, Principal, 12 years


B.S., Economics and Finance, Southern New Hampshire University
M.B.A., California State University Monterey Bay