Analyst Profile

Phil Schacter

Phil Schacter

Managing Vice President

20 years at Gartner ,  42 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Philip S. Schacter is Team Manager for identity and access management in Gartner for Technical Professionals. Mr Schacter's focus of research is identity and access management architecture, strategies, and programs.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


Previous Experience

Mr. Schacter has worked in the network technology industry, with experience in mainframe network applications, network-delivered services, distributed messaging systems, security policy and architecture, security consulting, and identity management systems. With 40 years of industry experience, he has designed and developed network applications, managed network services, and messaging product lines. He has also worked on standards groups and authored reports on IT technologies and architecture, security, and identity management topics.

Professional Background

Burton Group, VP and Service Director, 11 years
Crowntek, Product Manager, Online Services, 5 years
Novell, Manager of Product Management, 7 years


Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science and Optimization Theory, with honors, Co-op Education Programme, University of Waterloo, Canada



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