Analyst Profile

Dan Ayoub

Dan Ayoub

Sr Director Analyst

1 year at Gartner,  20 years industry experience

Location:  MI USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Dan Ayoub is a Senior Director Analyst in the Technology and Service Provider (TSP) division of Gartner, researching emerging technology and trends (ETT) in security for product leaders (Tech CEOs, General Managers, Chief Product Officers, Product Managers and Product Marketers). Dan researches technology and trends related to online fraud detection, network security, and endpoint protection.


Previous Experience

Dan has over 20 years of high tech experience in product management and product marketing positions with network security and online fraud prevention including Cisco, Dell, SonicWALL, Jabil, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and Callsign. He has presented 5 times at the RSA Security conference, holds one patent, an MBA, an MS in CyberSecurity, and is a published author.

Professional Background

  • Jabil, Business Unit Director, 3 years
  • LexisNexis Risk Solutions, ThreatMetrix, Director of Product Management, 3 years
  • SonicWALL, Product Management / Product Marketing, 3 years


  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering: University of California Irvine
  • Master of Business Administration: San Jose State University
  • Master of Science, Cyber Security: EC-Council University
  • Professional Certificate, Network Engineering and Systems Security: University of California Santa Cruz

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • CISA (Expired)
  • CISM (Expired)
  • CISSP (Active)
  • Published Author
  • RSA Speaker
  • US Patent No 8913188