Analyst Profile

Kyle Hilgendorf

Kyle Hilgendorf

Distinguished VP, Analyst

7 years at Gartner ,  16 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Kyle Hilgendorf is a Research Vice President and Chief of Research in Gartner for Technology Professionals (GTP). Individually, Mr. Hilgendorf covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. His areas of focus include cloud computing adoption trends, technology, platforms and providers (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS). He brings 10 years of enterprise IT operations and architecture experience, including cloud architecture.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage

Kyle Hilgendorf's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Hilgendorf architected the enterprise IT hosting and cloud computing strategy for Eli Lilly and Co. This involved traditional IT hosting (infrastructure and applications) and cloud computing solutions.

Professional Background

Eli Lilly and Co., Global Hosting & Cloud Computing Architect, 10 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Analyst of the Year, 2015
Gartner Presentation Excellence Award, 2015


B.S., Computer Technology, Purdue University



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