Author Profile

Feng Gao

Feng Gao

Sr Director Analyst

2 years at Gartner,  14 years' experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Feng Gao is a Sr Director Analyst in Gartner with Research and Advisory. Mr. Gao covers information security. His areas of focus include cloud security, infrastructure security, security technology, risk management. He brings more than 13 years of experience in enterprise IT security, operations, architecture and delivery. Before joining Gartner, Mr. Gao was IT leader and manager in The Coca-Cola Company and AIA, and senior engineer in Cisco.


Previous Experience

Cloud Migration Network Architect Infrastructure and Security Operation Infrastructure and Security Project Delivery China MLPS Global Technical/Product Support

Professional Background

  • AIA, Senior Manager Infrastructure and Security, 2 years
  • Cisco, Customer Support Engineer, 3 years
  • The Coca-Cola Company, Technology Services Lead (Greater China Technology Head), 1 year


  • Bachelor of Electronics Communication Engineering
  • Master of Telecommunications Engineering and Engineering Management

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Collaboration (CCIE Collaboration)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Enterprise Infrastructure (CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure)
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Service Provider (CCIE Service Provider)
  • Google Data Analytics Certificate
  • ITIL Foundation Certificate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)