Analyst Profile

Phil Schacter

Phil Schacter

Managing Vice President

25 years at Gartner,  48 years industry experience

Location:  USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Philip S. Schacter is a 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.


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 standard 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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