Author Profile

Mike Fang

Mike Fang

Sr Director Analyst

2 years at Gartner,  17 years' experience

Location:  China  |  Language(s):  Chinese - Mandarin, Chinese - Shanghaiese (Wu), English

Roles and Responsibilities

Mike Fang is a Senior Director Analyst covering Artificial Intelligence in Data and Analytics group at Gartner based in Shanghai, China. He supports executives in leveraging AI and data to achieve business value. He covers Data and Analytics topics, primarily Artificial Intelligence. He specializes in artificial intelligence Market and Vendors for China and data for AI.


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mike was with SAP for 15 years. He began his tenure at SAP as the technical lead and data architect for customer digital transformation, and supported SAP ERP implementations covering various industries including banking, insurance, high tech and others. His most recent role in SAP was as Head of Data Strategy and Innovation, Center of Expertise, China, supporting SAP premiere customers globally in adopting and consuming SAP's AI and data management solutions.

Professional Background

  • SAP, Head of Data Strategy and Innovation, 15 years


  • B,S Information Security Shanghai JiaoTong University
  • M.B.A Shanghai JiaoTong University