Analyst Profile

Jim Hare

Jim Hare

Distinguished VP Analyst

7 years at Gartner,  28 years industry experience

Location:  CA USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Jim Hare is a Distinguished Vice President for Gartner's Product Management practice in the Technology and Service Provider Research and Advisory group. Mr. Hare has 23 years of experience in senior product marketing, product management, business development and strategic alliance roles. His areas of specialization include AI, data science, and analytics & business intelligence (BI). He advises tech providers on how to best adapt their product and go-to-market strategy to changes in market forces, emerging competitive threats and buyer dynamics.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hare built and drove the data and analytics go-to-market strategy at several startups and large to midsize software providers.

Professional Background

  • Actian, Senior Director, Product Marketing, 2 years
  • Cognos, VP, Product Marketing and Business Development, 3 years
  • IBM, Marketing Director, 5 years


  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • M.S., System Management, University of Southern California

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • SAE Wright Brothers Award for Meritorious Service