Analyst Profile

Alan Dayley

Alan Dayley

VP Analyst

14 years at Gartner ,  33 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Alan Dayley is a Research Vice President at Gartner on the Technology and Service Providers team, focusing on information governance (IG), metadata management, data context, DataOps and information stewardship.


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



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