Author Profile

Xingyu Gu

Xingyu Gu

Sr Director Analyst

2 years at Gartner,  14 years' experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Xingyu is a Sr. Director Analyst of Data & Analytics team. Xingyu's areas of specialization is Data Management, including cloud DBMS, Data Warehouse/lake, Data & Analytics Architecture, Data Fabric.


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Xingyu has 12 years of consulting working experience, mainly focusing on the data analytics field. He has served clients in multiple industries including consumer retailing, high-tech, and healthcare. His most recent role was Strategy and Consulting Manager in Accenture Japan, leading multiple data-driven-consulting projects for clients in both Japan and China. Previous to that, Xingyu worked as a PM in consulting firms and system integrators and was responsible for data platform implementation projects.

Professional Background

  • Accenture Japan, Strategy & Consulting Manager, 3 years
  • NTT Data, Global Project Manager, 3 years
  • SAP & other software vendors, Solution Consultant, 7 years


  • Bachelor's Degree, Communication Engineering, Fudan University
  • Bachelor's Degree, Economics, Fudan University