Analyst Profile

Juergen Weiss

Juergen Weiss

Managing VP

10 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Juergen Weiss focuses on insurance industry research, covering a broad range of business and technology topics relevant to both life insurers and other insurers. His research areas include legacy modernization, digitalization, cloud computing, mobile applications, social media and risk management. Among his focus areas are innovation and Insurtech startups, as well as core insurance systems, such as policy administration and billing. Mr. Weiss manages Gartner's insurance team and has more than 15 years of IT experience. Prior to joining Gartner, he had several executive roles in product management, development and consulting at SAP, where he was globally responsible for one of SAP's product lines in financial management.

Areas of Coverage

  • Insurance


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Weiss had 11 years of hands-on application experience, including strategy, development, system integration, product package selection and management responsibilities for international products and consulting teams.

Professional Background

SAP, Director Solution Management, 10 years
SAP, Germany, Consulting Director, 1 year
Westdeutsche Landesbank, PR Manager, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Thought Leader award in 2016
Listed as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Finance in 2006 by the Treasury & Risk management Magazine


Diplom-Kaufmann (Degree in Business Administration), University of Hagen, Germany
Diplom-Volkswirt (Degree in Economics), University of Heidelberg, Germany
M.B.A., IT Management, Graduate School Mannheim, Germany