Analyst Profile

Brad Dayley

Brad Dayley

VP Analyst

8 years at Gartner,  30 years industry experience

Location:  UT USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Brad Dayley is a VP Analyst on the Application Platform Strategies (APS) research team in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He is the author of more than 15 books, covering web application development topics from JavaScript frameworks to Python to Node.js. Mr. Dayley covers application architecture, design and development. He gives guidance to clients on application architecture, API design and frameworks.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in the Gartner for Technical Professionals Group, Mr. Dayley was a software engineer working on enterprise software development projects. With more than 20 years of software development experience, he has filled architect, lead and consultant roles in software development and today lends his deep technical expertise to Gartner clients.

Professional Background

  • Adobe Systems, Senior Software Engineer, 2 years
  • Novell, Consultant Software Engineer, 20 years


  • Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, Brigham Young University