Analyst Profile

Matthew Brisse

Matthew Brisse

VP Analyst

10 years at Gartner ,  38 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Matthew Brisse is a Research Vice President for the Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure group within the Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP) service. Mr. Brisse provides strategic and technical advice for technical professionals focused on infrastructure strategies such as data center modernization, consolidation, cloud migrations, colocation and modern storage and DR strategies. He covers quantum computing, edge architectures, software-defined infrastructures, and hybrid deployments. He helps customers select the best cloud providers for their application workloads leveraging the Cloud Decisions tool.


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. He was a Senior Technology Strategist in the CTO office for Dell for nine years, focusing on storage and storage standards. 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


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



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