Analyst Profile

Bill Pray

Bill Pray

Practice Vice President

14 years at Gartner ,  30 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Bill Pray is a Practice Vice President for Gartner IT Leaders & Tech Professional Security & Risk Program Management. Mr. Pray is responsible for the Adaptive Resilience, Risk & Trust Management; Security and Privacy Program Management; and CISO Coalition teams. He joined Gartner in January 2010 as a result of the acquisition of the Burton Group. He has served as a manager and as an analyst covering communications, collaboration, and content solutions and security within Gartner for Technical Professionals.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining the Burton Group, Mr. Pray was a Product Manager for LexisNexis Risk and Information Group Screening Solutions and Novell GroupWise. His experience also includes being an IT administrator, network operations center supervisor, law enforcement records and communications manager, and global support manager.

Professional Background

Burton Group, Analyst, 2 years
LexisNexis, Product Manager, 1 year
Novell, Product Manager, 7 years


Bachelor of Science, Communications, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
Master of Public Administration, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah



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