Analyst Profile

Jie Zhang

Jie Zhang

Sr Director Analyst

8 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Jie Zhang is a Research Director responsible for covering risk and security management programs. Her areas of specialty include enterprise legal management, integrated risk management and digital innovation. She has 22 years of professional experience in a variety of teaching, advisory and IT-related roles. Ms. Zhang is an author on the emerging trends of digital innovation. She interacts and offers advice to large, complex and cross-jurisdiction organizations for legal operations, risk and security management programs. Ms. Zhang is also a recognized expert on China cybersecurity law and privacy management.

Areas of Coverage

  • Software Markets


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Zhang was a professor of applied statistics, a consultant on business operations and led company wide 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

Industry Awards/Accolades

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


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


Chinese - Mandarin

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