Analyst Profile

Felix Gaehtgens

Felix Gaehtgens

Research Director

1 year at Gartner ,  25 years IT industry
Windhof Luxembourg


Roles and Responsibilities

Felix Gaehtgens is a Research Director in Systems, Security and Risk at Gartner, focusing on identity and access management.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy

Felix Gaehtgens's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Gaehtgens worked as a trusted technology advisor to large corporations and public institutions in Europe, the United States and Latin America. He also was involved in high-tech ventures, most recently as a co-founder of Symlabs, a virtual directory vendor, where he served as interim CEO, product manager and architect. As an advisor, Mr. Gaehtgens has worked in various industries, especially automotive, telecom, government and finance. During his 25 years in the IT industry, Mr. Gaehtgens has worked with many technologies in different positions from technical to management. His career spans a full cycle from developing device drivers for Unix systems, through building ISPs from the ground up to ultimately helping lead IAM teams and manage IAM initiatives.

Professional Background

Axiomatics, Director of Technology Partnerships and Developer Relations, 1 year
Kuppinger Cole, Senior Analyst, 3 years
Symlabs, Founder and Senior Partner, 7 years

Languages

English
German
Portuguese
Spanish