Analyst Profile

Brian Iverson

Brian Iverson

Research Director

5 years at Gartner ,  27 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Brian Iverson is a Research Director in IT Leaders Systems, Security and Risk at Gartner. His main coverage area is identity and access management (IAM), which encompasses a broad range of technologies and processes, including user administration/provisioning, access governance, web access management and federation, directory services and virtual directories, and privileged access management. He also covers the business side of IAM, including strategy, business cases, and working with consultants and system integrators.

Areas of Coverage

  • Security & Privacy


Previous Experience

Mr. Iverson provided information protection and identity and access management services in a broad array of industries over the years, most often for financial services, retail, information technology, pharmaceuticals and state government clients. His primary role with client projects was architect, helping clients to envision and achieve their business goals through the use of information technology.

Professional Background

Century Design, System Administrator, 2 years
KPMG, Director Advisory, Information Protection & Business Resiliency, 17 years
Northwestern National Life Insurance Co., Corporate Information Center Systems Analyst, 2 years


B.S., Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities