Analyst Profile

Erik Wahlstrom

Erik Wahlstrom

Sr Director Analyst

7 years at Gartner,  25 years industry experience

Location:  Sweden  | Language(s):  English, Swedish

Roles and Responsibilities

Erik Wahlstrom is a Sr. Research Director and Key Initiative Leader of the Identity and Access Management team within Gartner for Technical Professionals. Mr. Wahlstrom's primary focus areas are access management, machine identity management, API access control, modern identity protocols, authentication and authorization and public-key infrastructure (PKI).


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Wahlstrom's job responsibilities included product vision and strategy, product management, development management, architecture and programming. He has deep technical knowledge about standards and software development within identity and access management.

Professional Background

  • Nexus Group, Director of Products, 6 years
  • PortWise, Development Manager, 4 years
  • Wahlstroms Tekniska, Founder and Consultant, 3 years


  • Computer Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Mechanical Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden