Jim Hare | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Jim Hare

Jim Hare

Research Director

2 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
San Jose, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Jim Hare is a Research Director at Gartner, where he is a Business Analytics Market Analyst within the Technology and Service Provider (TSP) research group that focuses on market sizing, forecasting and trends. Mr. Hare has 23 years of experience in senior product marketing, product management, business development and strategic alliance roles. His areas of specialization include data science, AI, IoT analytics, analytic applications and location intelligence. He not only helps end-user organizations with their analytics technology purchase decisions, but also helps vendors understand how to best adapt to the dynamic forces impacting the analytics and BI market.

Areas of Coverage

  • Software Markets
  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Intelligence


Previous Experience

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

Industry Awards/Accolades

SAE Wright Brothers Award for Meritorious Service


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