Analyst Profile

Valerie Logan

Valerie Logan

VP Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  27 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Valerie A. Logan is a Research Vice President in the Data and Analytics group within Gartner Research, where she covers data and analytics leadership, strategy, organization and change management, with specialization in CDOs and data literacy. She is a member of the Office of the CDO (Chief Data Officer) research team.


Previous Experience

Ms. Logan has more than 25 years of experience, including two decades of global consulting practice management in the information and intelligence domains, and five years of applied experience in the telecommunications industry at both field and enterprise levels. She is an active and passionate thought leader in the areas of information sciences and business intelligence strategies, supporting clients with their information and analytics evolution. She is a natural systems thinker - able to understand and distill complex concepts and systems for general understanding. She is recognized as a pioneer in innovative consulting practices - recognized by Consulting Magazine in 2008 as one of the eight top women in global consulting. She is known as an inspiring motivator, genuine advisor and change agent - driven by a passion to synthesize information to solve real-world problems.

Professional Background

HP (via Knightsbridge acquisition), VP Strategy and Portfolio - Information Management and Analytics Services, 9 years
IBM (via PwC Consulting acquisition), Global Program Director - Business Intelligence, 10 years
US West Communications, Manager of Process Re-engineering, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Consulting Magazine Women Leaders in Consulting (2008)
Distinguished Alumni Award, SUNY College at Buffalo (2014)
Gartner Thought Leadership Award (2016)
HP Technology Solutions Group MVP Award (2006)
Information Age Women in IT Awards- Finalist "Data Leader of the Year" (2018)
PricewaterhouseCoopers Distinguished Client Service Award (1999)
SAS Annual Enterprise Computing Award (1996)


B.S., Mathematics, State University of New York College, Buffalo
M.S., Applied Mathematics (Area of Concentration: Operations Research), New Mexico State University



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