Analyst Profile

Avivah Litan

Avivah Litan

Distinguished VP Analyst

20 years at Gartner ,  19 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Avivah Litan is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research. Ms. Litan's areas of expertise include blockchain technology and business. She has a strong background in many aspects of cybersecurity and fraud that are useful in her blockchain coverage.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


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


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



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