Author Profile

Debra Logan

Debra Logan

Distinguished VP Analyst

18 years at Gartner,  42 years' experience

Location:  United Kingdom  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Debra Logan is a VP and Gartner Fellow in Gartner Research. Ms. Logan covers strategic topics in the Data and Analytics IT Leaders team. She also covers all aspects of the Office of the Chief Data Officer and other new and emerging information focused roles Ms. Logan does research on change and change management, data driven culture change, leadership development & coaching, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in IT.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Logan was an independent consultant to IT organizations in the United Kingdom and Europe, helping them to formulate strategies and evaluate technologies. She had previously worked for a company that specialized in knowledge-based systems and artificial intelligence applications.

Professional Background

  • Carnegie Group, Director of Business Development (EMEA), 10 years
  • E&W Richardson, Managing Director and Principle Consultant, 2 years
  • Meridio, Director of Strategic Marketing, 1 year


  • B.A., Psychology and History, Washington and Jefferson College
  • Level 5 Diploma in the IFEEL Method of Equine Facilitated Human Development
  • M.A., Information Science, University of Pittsburgh