Author Profile

Ali Merji

Ali Merji

Sr Director Analyst

7 years at Gartner,  21 years' experience

Location:  United Kingdom  |  Language(s):  English, Indian - Urdu

Roles and Responsibilities

Ali Merji is a Senior Director in CIO Research group in Gartner. Mr. Merji's research is focused on the technology trends and business trends impacting the Investment Services Industry and the innovation in technology and tools, which are driving transformation. He joined the team coming from the vendor community, which gives him deep insight into the issues faced by both end users and vendors, as well as the key industry trends.


Previous Experience

Prior to this role, Mr. Merji worked on solutions design and implementation of enterprisewide financial asset management solutions, which includes front-office, middle-office as well as back-office applications. He has expert-level understanding of OMS, EMS, portfolio accounting, performance analytics, pre- and post-trade compliance, risk management and reporting, fund distribution, fund accounting, etc.

Professional Background

  • Advent, Senior Consultant, 8 years
  • Nimble Solutions, Consultant, 4 years
  • Temenos, Principal Consultant, 2 years


  • B.B.A.
  • M.B.A., Major in MIS (Management Information System), Vishwakarma Institute of Management, India