Analyst Profile

Matthew Brisse

Matthew Brisse

Research VP

6 years at Gartner ,  34 years industry experience
WA USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Matthew Brisse is a Research Vice President for the Data Center Storage Servers (DCSS) group within the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) service. Mr. Brisse covers a variety of data center consolidation and modernization topics. Focus research areas include storage infrastructure and architectures, HA/DR, data center consolidation and migration strategies. Mr. Brisse's research also includes software-defined, hyperconverged integrated systems (HCIS), flash, persistent storage and distributed storage architectures. Mr. Brisse has more than 35 years of experience in the IT industry, including senior-level positions in product marketing, product strategy development, standards development, and core storage research and development.

Areas of Coverage

  • Servers & Storage

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Brisse has more than 35 years of experience in the IT industry, including senior-level positions in product marketing, product strategy development, standards development, and core storage research and development. Prior to Gartner, he served as director of research in the office of the CTO for Quantum. Mr. Brisse was a senior technology strategist in the CTO office for Dell for nine years, focusing on storage and storage standards. Prior to Dell, he was an enterprise alliance manager for Intergraph Computer Systems. He started his career as an operating system software engineer working on C2-level security implementations at Wang Labs and was a co-author of the IEEE Std. 1003.2c Posix Protection and Control Interface specification. Mr. Brisse has held multiple leadership positions in the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) since 1999. From 2002 through 2007, he was a member of the SNIA board of directors, where he served as Vice Chair from 2005 through 2007. He was Chair of the Data Management Forum in 2009 and co-founded the Data Protection and Capacity Optimization committee in 2010. A frequent contributor to numerous journals and white papers, he has actively participated in numerous educational sessions, tutorials, webinars, panels and lectures.

Professional Background

Dell, Senior Storage Technology Strategist - Office of the CTO, 9 years
Intergraph Computer Systems, Technical Storage Product Marketing, 8 years
Quantum, Director - Office of the CTO, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Dell Excellence in Leadership Award
Dell Vice President's Award for Excellence
ESAC Security C2 Excellence in Execution Award
Northern California Technical Communications Competition Award
Patents: SAN Configuration Utility, SDDF Common Tape File System Format, ECC Memory Detection Algorithm, Others (Pending)
Storage Bridge Bay Association Outstanding Contribution to the SBB Specification Award

Education

B.S., Sociology, concentration in Statistics and Analytical Research, University of Wisconsin

Languages

English