Analyst Profile

Avivah Litan

Avivah Litan

Distinguished VP Analyst

22 years at Gartner ,  21 years industry experience
MD USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Avivah Litan is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research. Ms. Litan is currentlya member of the ITL Application Innovation team that covers blockchain, AI and IoT. She specializes in Blockchain innovation, Securing AI, and how to detect Fake content and goods using a variety of technologies and methodologies. She chair's Gartner's Blockchain Research Community of analysts covering blockchain, and also helps manage Gartner's research for Application Leaders across the Application's group Ms. Litan has a strong background in many aspects of cybersecurity and fraud, including the integration of AI with these domains. This background is useful in her current coverage of securing AI, and of integrating advanced technologies such as blockchain, IoT and AI to solve specific use cases, such as detecting fake content or goods. Before joining Gartner, Ms. Litan worked as a Director of Financial Systems at the World Bank. She also worked as a journalist and columnist for the Washington Times. She earned her Masters of Science at M.I.T.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy

Background

Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Ms. Litan worked as a Director of Financial Systems at the World Bank. She also worked as a journalist and columnist for the Washington Times.

Professional Background

Booz Allen Hamilton, Consultant, 2 years
Sperry Univac, Systems Analyst, 1 year
World Bank, Senior Manager, 15 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Outstanding Research Achievement Award
Sales Excellence Awards
Several Other Research Awards
Thought Leadership Award

Education

Executive Education Program, Harvard Business School
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Languages

English
Hebrew

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