Analyst Profile

Danny Brian

Danny Brian

Distinguished VP Analyst

12 years at Gartner,  30 years industry experience

Location:  UT USA  | Language(s):  English, Spanish

Roles and Responsibilities

Analyst Danny Brian covers presentation layer technologies, tools and techniques - the stuff people interact with on endpoint devices, and the ways to make it great. A coder at heart, he takes a hands-on approach by actively developing solutions to demonstrate the guidance he provides to clients. This guidance applies to web application architecture, mobile app development, language and framework selection, testing, and best practices for improving the user experience (UX) of resulting apps and applications.


Previous Experience

A popular conference speaker and author of several books on software development, Mr. Brian has over 20 years of experience as an engineering director, application architect and developer at companies including Discovery Channel, NTT/Verio and Adaptive Computing. In 2013, Gartner awarded Mr. Brian the Thought Leadership Award for his popular research regarding professional effectiveness for development teams.

Professional Background

  • Adaptive Computing, Director of Integration Development, 1 year
  • Discovery Channel, Sr. Media Developer, 1 year
  • NTT/Verio, Application Architect, 12 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • 2013 Thought Leadership Award - Gartner
  • 2015 Golden Quill Award - Gartner

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