Distinguished VP Analyst
29 years at Gartner
38 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
John E. Girard is a VP and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner's Endpoint and Mobile Security practice. He specializes in business security and privacy solutions for wireless and mobile road warriors, extranet, remote offices and teleworkers.
John Girard's Recent Gartner Activity
Market Guide for Secure Enterprise Data Communications
iPhone and iPad Security FAQs
Security of Applications and Data Primer for 2019
Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit
17 June 2019 - 20 June 2019
Upcoming Gartner Events
Previously, Mr. Girard was a European research director for New Science Associates (acquired by Gartner), and a founder of the advanced network computing research practice. Before that, he was a software engineer at Pacific Bell, where he formed an Expert Systems R&D group and a software testing practice. His publications include "Building Knowledge Systems" (McGraw-Hill, 1989).
Pacific Bell, Software Engineer, 9 years
University of California, Berkeley Physics Lecture Demonstrations Supervisor, 5 years
Bachelor's Degree in Botany and Physics, University of California at Berkeley