Analyst Profile

Jie Zhang

Jie Zhang

VP Analyst

11 years at Gartner,  21 years industry experience

Location:  Spain  | Language(s):  Chinese - Mandarin, English

Roles and Responsibilities

Jie Zhang is a VP analyst responsible for covering risk management strategies and supporting technologies. Ms. Zhang's areas of specialty integrated risk management and digital innovation. She has 25 years of professional experience in a variety of research, advisory and IT-related roles. She is an author on the emerging trends of digital innovation. She interacts and offers advice to large, complex and cross-jurisdiction organizations for risk management strategies and security management programs. She is also a recognized expert on China cybersecurity law and privacy management. Prior to joining Gartner, she was a professor of applied statistics, a consultant on business operations and led companywide IT projects; evaluated, selected and acquired some major vendor and system integrators' offerings; and served as a liaison between the business and IT sides of the organization.

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Zhang was a professor of applied statistics, a consultant on business operations and led companywide IT projects; evaluated, selected and acquired some major vendor and system integrators' offerings; and served as a liaison between the business and IT sides of the organization.

Professional Background

  • Cedent Consulting, Consultant for Business Operation, 8 years
  • Debevoise & Plimpton, Systems Analyst, Project Manager, 10 years
  • Population Research Institute, P.R. China, Associate Professor and Researcher, 3 years

Education

  • M.S. and B.S., Geography and Demography, People's University and Xinjiang University, P.R. China
  • P.G., Applied Statistics, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Winner of U.N. scholarship on Applied statistics for Demography

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