Analyst Profile

Jie Zhang

Jie Zhang

Sr Director Analyst

8 years at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience
IL USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Jie Zhang is a Senior Director analyst responsible for covering risk management strategies and supporting technologies. Ms. Zhang's areas of specialty integrated risk management and digital innovation. She has 23 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

Industry Awards/Accolades

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

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

Languages

Chinese - Mandarin
English

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