Analyst Profile

Adam Hils

Adam Hils

Sr Director Analyst

10 years at Gartner,  32 years industry experience

Location:  GA USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Adam Hils is a Research Director with Gartner Research. He covers network security, including intrusion prevention systems (IPS), enterprise firewalls and UTMs. In addition, Mr. Hils provides advice to budget-constrained midsize enterprises about prioritizing security investments.


Previous Experience

Mr. Hils has performed in several strategic product marketing and management roles. In those roles, he focused on helping customers enhance their security postures.

Professional Background

  • Barracuda Networks, Director, Enterprise Solutions, 1 year
  • HP Enterprise Security, Senior Product Line Manager, 3 years
  • IBM Internet Security Systems, Security Strategist, 2 years


  • Bachelor's degree in English, Georgia Southern University
  • Master's degree in Management, Georgia Institute of Technology