Analyst Profile

Donald Feinberg

Donald Feinberg

Distinguished VP Analyst

33 years at Gartner,  58 years industry experience

Location:  CA USA  | Language(s):  English, Portuguese

Roles and Responsibilities

Donald Feinberg is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in the Gartner ITL Data and Analytics group. Mr. Feinberg is responsible for Gartner's research on database management systems and data warehousing infrastructure and big data.


Previous Experience

Before his current role, Mr. Feinberg held various management jobs within Gartner, most recently VP and General Manager of Latin American operations. He began his career at Gartner in the Software Management Strategies group responsible for DBMS software and vendors. Prior to joining Gartner, he worked at Oracle, where he started as manager of customer education and after Director of Technical Marketing for the company's IBM mainframe database business. In this capacity, he was responsible for technical sales and marketing support of the products worldwide. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Boston University.

Professional Background

  • BXLE Associates, Principal, 10 years
  • Boston University, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, 10 years
  • Oracle, Director, Product Marketing, 3 years


  • B.S., Mathematics, University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Mathematics, Boston University