20 years at Gartner
35 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Ant Allan is a Vice President Analyst in Gartner Research. He is a core member of the Identity and Access Management (IAM) research community and the IT Leaders' IAM practice. Mr. Allan specializes in user authentication and other identity corroboration technologies, along with supporting processes, policies and best practices.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
Ant Allan's Recent Gartner Activity
Market Guide for User Authentication
Vendor Rating: NEC
Technology Insight for Phone-as-a-Token Authentication
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Allan worked for two years as a Product Manager for security software products with a U.K. distributor. Before that, he worked for seven years in information security management for GA Life, focusing on information security policy and technologies for financial systems, after short stints in application development and information technology training.
GA Life (Now Part of Aviva), Senior Information Security Analyst, 12 years
Software (Europe) Ltd. (Now Selenity), Technical Consultant, 2 years
B.Sc., Physics, With Honors, University of Durham, U.K.
Ph.D., Theoretical Particle Physics, University of Durham, U.K.