Analyst Profile

Alan Dayley

Alan Dayley

Research Director

11 years at Gartner ,  30 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Alan Dayley is a Research Director at Gartner on the Technology and Service Providers team, focusing on information governance (IG), information life cycle management (ILM), file analysis/data profiling, master data management (MDM) data quality (DQ) and unstructured data.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Dayley was at Veritas Software, Novell, Quest Software, Proclarity and 3M, where he has held positions in product management, product marketing and competitive/market analysis. His background spans more than 25 years in high tech, covering archiving, storage, operating systems and IT management tools.

Professional Background

Novell, Product Marketing Manager, 7 years
Quest Software, Market and Competitive Intelligence, 1 year
Veritas Software, Director of Product Management, 5 years


B.S., Finance/International Business, Brigham Young University
M.B.A., Brigham Young University