Analyst Profile

Vivid Gong

Vivid Gong

Director Analyst

1 year at Gartner,  30 years industry experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Vivid Gong is director analyst of CIO Advanced Manufacturing and Transportation in China. Mr. Gong advises CIOs and senior IT Leaders on strategies, plans, approaches, technologies and processes, their impacts and requirements. Vivid has a board coverage on AMT subject matter on the top of his expertise in China Manufacturing & Transportation and Aerospace(Airport, Airline, Aircraft and Commercial Space) topics. He researches on how to leverage frameworks and initiatives like Intelligent Manufacturing and transportation together with digital technology assets to generate forward looking architecture that in line with industry 4.0, accelerate digital transformation and composability as short term business outcome and long term investment.


Previous Experience

Vivid Gong joins Gartner from IT consultancy work driving digital transformation at startup, Galaxy Space. Prior Vivid served as the APAC Senior IT Manager at Honeywell Aerospace where he supported the Integrated Supply Chain and Air Transport Regional OEM business unit. Vivid was responsible for shaping IT strategy, facilitating demand prioritization, and driving productivity programs in achieving targeted deliverables across 12 sites for the $1.5 billion OEM & MRO manufacturing business. Vivid built partnerships and provided best practice sharing with key external customers such as COMAC and AVIC on digital IT programs. Prior to Honeywell Aerospace, Vivid was the China and AP IT Leader for Honeywell Transportation System. He was responsible for leadership and IT operations across manufacturing, commercial, marketing, and engineering in China and Asia Pacific. Projects include CRM, CPQ, 3PL, ERP, OEE among others. Previously, Vivid served as the China IT leader responsible for IT Application Hosting. Vivid started his IT career from Distributed Control System support in SINOPEC.

Professional Background

  • Galaxy Space, IT Consultant, 1 year
  • Honeywell, APAC Senior IT Manager , 20 years
  • SINOPEC Shanghai Oil Refinery , MIS IT Engineer, 8 years


  • Computer science at Shanghai university
  • IMBA from Hongkong & Fudan University with distinction
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Management DBA candidate at Ecole des Ponts

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Certificated APCIS Essential Professional
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt Certification