Analyst Profile

Michael Moran

Michael Moran

VP Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  17 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

A Research Director on the Data and Analytics team, Michael Moran covers enterprise information management (EIM), information governance (IG) and master data management (MDM), with a focus on product or "thing" data. Mr. Moran provides expertise and advice to Gartner clients in these areas, with an emphasis on information strategy, the importance of MDM and data governance within EIM strategy, business value of MDM, and how to operationalize MDM in support of business objectives.

Areas of Coverage

  • Data Management & Integration
  • Data Management & Integration


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Moran served across a spectrum of senior roles within the technology industry, spanning program management, customer data integration team lead, product management, sales operations, sales and product strategy. During his tenure with Dell, he led the team that developed and implemented sell-through reporting leveraging MDM principles, and that continues to serve as the foundation in support of more than $1 billion per annum global alliance and channel business. Prior to joining industry, Mr. Moran served as an officer with the U.S. Navy in the areas of naval aviation, and subsequently information operations with an emphasis on C4I systems (command and control, communications, computers, and intelligence) and data architecture.

Professional Background

Dell U.K., Sales Operations Director, 2 years
HP Enterprise Systems, U.K., Sales Director, 1 year
Stibo Systems, Director - Product Management, 1 year


B.S., Psychology, Texas A&M University
M.B.A., with emphasis in MIS, Beta Kappa Sigma, University of Hawaii, Manoa



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