Analyst Profile

Colleen M. Young

Colleen M. Young

Managing VP

19 years at Gartner ,  34 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Colleen Young is a Managing Vice President and Distinguished Analyst. She specializes in all aspects of IT strategy, governance and management. Her current research specifically addresses executing against enterprise strategy, IT performance management and driving enterprise IT maturity.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Management


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Young was chief technology manager for a major northwest electric utility, where she was responsible for all internal IT functions, including data center, LAN, WAN and telecom operations, as well as application development and desktop support.


B.A., Economics and International Relations, University of California at Davis
M.S., Management, Purdue University