Analyst Profile

Svetlana Sicular

Svetlana Sicular

Research VP

7 years at Gartner ,  24 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Svetlana Sicular is passionate about bringing analytics to domain experts and helping organizations successfully compete by applying their business acumen in analytics and data science. She is convinced that domain expertise and high-value data are the greatest assets that companies should monetize in new analytics applications. Ms. Sicular current research interests focus on the ongoing shift from data to insights: machine learning, artificial intelligence, real-time analytics, information products, IoT analytics, postmodern information management and the human role in the algorithmic economy. She pioneered big data and big data analytics research at Gartner. She developed important ideas, which are now commonly recognized as big data cornerstones: multidisciplinary data science teams, the role of Chief Data Officer, use-case-based architecture, information governance in the age of big data and personal analytics.

Areas of Coverage

  • Data Management & Integration


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Ms. Sicular gained a uniquely combined experience of Fortune 500 IT and business leadership, product management at world-class software vendors and Big Four consulting.

Professional Background

Oracle/Siebel Systems, Core Technology Product Management Positions, 6 years
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Principal Consultant, 6 years
Visa, Vice President, Global Data Standards, 4 years


M.S., Mathematics