Author Profile

Uko Tian

Uko Tian

Sr Principal Analyst

19 years at Gartner,  29 years' experience

Location:  China  |  Language(s):  Chinese - Mandarin, English

Roles and Responsibilities

Uko Tian is a Senior Principal Analyst for the Gartner Technology and Service Provider research group. Based in Beijing, Ms. Tian focuses on Gartner's quantitative innovation research, with a primary focus on servers and software-defined storage. She researches and advises end users, technology providers and investors on emerging trends in data center infrastructure, including hyperconverged infrastructure, integrated systems, SDS, hyperscale buyers and disrupting vendors, such as ODMs. She also delivers the quarterly statistics and forecast on servers and integrated system.


Previous Experience

Ms. Tian has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Her background prior to Gartner includes professional consulting, marketing program management, project management and application development.

Professional Background

  • China Hewlett-Packard, Marketing Program Manager, 2 years
  • IDC China, Senior Analyst, 2 years
  • Pilot Marketing Management Consulting, Senior Consultant, 2 years


  • B.S., Applied Mathematics
  • M.B.A., Peking University