Analyst Profile

Avivah Litan

Avivah Litan

Distinguished VP Analyst

24 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
MD USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Avivah Litan is a Distinguished VP Analyst in Gartner Research. Ms. Litan is currently a member of the ITL AI team that covers AI and Blockchain. She specializes in all aspects of Blockchain innovation, along with AI Trust, Risk and Security Management. 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 and protecting blockchain applications as well as AI models and data. Her background also supports her research into 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. and graduated a general manager's course at Harvard Business School.

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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