Analyst Profile

Deb Curtis

Deb Curtis

VP Analyst

21 years at Gartner ,  41 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Deb Curtis is a Vice President Analyst in the CIO Research Group team that focuses on Strategy & Execution. Delivering both strategic vision and practical execution advice, she focuses on I&T operating Models, IT service leadership best practices, IT shared services, bimodal IT, and maturity management and assessments. She writes research and advises clients on defining business-focused IT services and business value statements in an IT service portfolio. She also focuses on transforming I&T operating models to get more business value out of information & technology. Previously, Ms. Curtis was a Research Vice President in Gartner's IT operations management group, responsible for the research topics of network management, event management, business service management and IT service catalogs.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Curtis held product marketing and executive management positions at DeskTalk Systems and AXON Networks, both vendors specializing in network performance management. Ms. Curtis also spent 15 years at Digital Equipment Corporation, holding positions in product marketing, marketing planning, international marketing, software consulting and technical support.

Professional Background

AXON Networks, Director of Marketing, 3 years
DeskTalk Systems, Director of Product Marketing, 3 years
Digital Equipment Corp., Manager, Network Management Expertise Center, 15 years


B.S., Mathematics and Computer Science, University at Albany, New York, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa



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