Analyst Profile

Miriam Burt

Miriam Burt

Managing VP

13 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
United Arab Emirates


Roles and Responsibilities

Miriam Burt is a Managing Vice President with management responsibility for the Retail Industry Advisory Services team. She also has a research portfolio which includes global retail business and technology trends, digital business, multichannel, customer processes, the future of customer experience and how people use technology. Mrs. Burt's technology research areas include Point of Sale, Digitalization of Stores, the Internet of Things, Mobile, Blockchain and AI.

Areas of Coverage

  • Retail

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mrs. Burt gained three years of retail experience with B&Q plc, the operating company of Kingfisher Group, Europe's largest DIY retailer. She was lead business analyst in Systems Solutions, where she was internal operations business change analyst supporting business units of Retail Operations, Commercial and Supply Chain areas. Previous experience includes two years in higher education in the U.K. as MIS consultant on student management, HR and finance systems, as well as six years of experience in NHS in the U.K. working with a variety of healthcare systems.

Professional Background

B&Q - Operating Company of Kingfisher Group, Lead Business Analyst, 3 years
National Health Service U.K., Database Administrator/IT Advisor to HR, 6 years
Sparsholt College Hampshire, MIS Consultant, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Best of the Best Award in the Systems Department - Kingfisher/B&Q, 2004
Gartner Thought Leadership Awards

Education

B.S., with honors, IT and Business Management, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh

Languages

English