Analyst Profile

Ed Holub

Ed Holub

Research VP

13 years at Gartner ,  30 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Ed Holub is a Research Vice President providing broad coverage for the IT infrastructure and operations (I&O) role with a focus on organization, staffing, culture and other people, process and strategy-related issues involved in enhancing I&O maturity. During more than a decade at Gartner, Mr. Holub also served as agenda manager for IT operations research, a Leadership Partner acting as a trusted advisor and coach to senior I&O executives in large organizations as well as a Managing Vice President leading a global team of analysts covering virtualization and cloud infrastructure technologies and management processes.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Operations


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Holub spent 17 years in IT infrastructure and operations at USAA, a Fortune 200 diversified financial services company. His experience at USAA included executive-level positions responsible for E-commerce operations, operations architecture, enterprise systems management, QA/testing, server management and desktop management. Mr. Holub also served as product manager as USAA's internal IT department was successfully transformed to run IT like a business.

Professional Background

USAA, Assistant Vice President, IT Operations, 17 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Thought Leadership Award, 2010


B.S., Computer Science, Mathematics and Systems Design, University of Texas at San Antonio
M.B.A., Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio