Analyst Profile

Eric Ouellet

Eric Ouellet

Research VP

3 years at Gartner ,  28 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Eric Ouellet is a Vice President in Gartner Research, Security and Risk Management and Digital Workplace Security. His area of expertise includes endpoint protection platforms, endpoint detection and response, and enterprise digital rights management.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


Previous Experience

Mr. Ouellet has worked in the networking and information security industry since 1990 and has strong operational and network security experience at all levels of the IT organization, including hands-on system implementations, technology architecture design, program management, and certification and accreditation activities. He has consulted for financial, commercial, government and military customers worldwide, and regularly speaks at leading networking and security conferences. He has developed and delivered CISSP training classes, leading to the certification of more than 6,500 new CISSPs. He is also a published author with McGraw-Hill, Syngress and others in the fields of monitoring, networking, and security.

Professional Background

Bay Dynamics, VP Strategy, 1 year
Gartner, Research Vice President, 10 years
Secure Systems Design Group, Senior Partner, Chief Security Officer, 4 years


Has a current Secret clearance.
Has held various designations, including CISSP, CISA, CISM, CBCP, ISSMP, ISSAP, CCNA, CCDA and MCSE.