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.
Areas of Coverage
- Security & Privacy
John Girard's Recent Gartner Activity
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