Analyst Profile

Saul Brand

Saul Brand

Research Director

4 years at Gartner ,  13 years industry experience
Los Angeles, CA USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Saul Brand is Research Director at Gartner, specializing in the area of enterprise architecture. Mr. Brand focuses on using enterprise architecture to drive business outcomes and transformation, and to make better technology investment decisions. Most recently, he leads the research community on the emerging topic of digital business platforms, and economic architecture and the value of leveraging key performance indicators in EA deliverables, to enable digital business. Previously, Mr. Brand focused on EA consultancies and EA tools, researching and helping clients get the best value from large global EA service providers and researching the functionality, selection and implementation of EA tools. He was the lead analyst and author for the Magic Quadrant for EA consultancies and EA tools.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Architecture

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Brand has a broad and diverse background in technology, strategy and finance, with more than 15 years of experience in the banking, media, entertainment and consumer products industries. Prior to joining Gartner, he worked at The Walt Disney Co. as a Business Technology Partner for corporate, establishing the enterprise architecture competency center. Previously, Mr. Brand held various finance and strategy positions at banking, biotech and telecom companies, where he also initiated and led business systems selection and implementation projects.

Professional Background

The Walt Disney Co., Business Technology Partner, 6 years

Education

Bachelor of Arts with Honors, International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Master of Science, Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City University, London, England
Postgraduate Diploma in Management, Business Administration, Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Languages

English