Analyst Profile

Andrew Lerner

Andrew Lerner

VP Analyst

9 years at Gartner ,  24 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Andrew Lerner is a Vice President in Gartner Research covering enterprise networking with a focus on emerging technologies. Mr. Lerner covers cloud/multicloud networking, WAN, and data center networking, including network automation and SD-WAN.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Lerner worked for Raymond James Financial as both a Senior Network Engineer and a Security Architect, with responsibility for network architecture, design and implementation. He has also worked as a Networking Consultant for ThruPoint and Booz Allen Hamilton. Mr. Lerner currently holds both CISSP and VMware certifications and has previously held certifications from Cisco (CCNP), Foundry and Nortel.

Professional Background

Booz Allen Hamilton, Senior Consultant, 1 year
Raymond James Financial, Senior Network Engineer, Security Architect, 9 years
ThruPoint (formerly Total Network Solutions), Network Consultant, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
IT Associate of the Year 2011 (Raymond James Financial)


B.S., Decision Science, University of Maryland
M.S., Telecommunications, George Mason University



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