Analyst Profile

Wam Voster

Wam Voster

Sr Director Analyst

3 years at Gartner ,  31 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Wam Voster is a Senior Director in Gartner Research, focused on security and risk management. He advises clients on security management and organizational issues and trends based on his experience gained in large corporations prior to joining Gartner in 2017. He also covers operational technology (OT) security. Mr. Voster has extensive experience in both executing and advising on highly visible security programs in complex environments. He is a seasoned IT professional with a background in the Oil and Gas industry as well as in the fast moving consumer goods sector. Of his 31 years in the IT industry, the last 10 years were dedicated to information security. He is based in the Netherlands, but for most of his career, he either managed or advised on large programs abroad.


Previous Experience

Mr. Voster has worked for 18 years in total in the Oil & Gas industry: Seven years at Raytheon Engineers and 11 years at Shell. Responsibilities included setting up and restructuring IT and security organizations globally and various strategy roles. When he was working for Unilever, Mr. Voster was initially IT manager, but later focused on development and deployment of data warehousing and enterprise application integration solutions.

Professional Background

Raytheon, Information Systems Consultant, 7 years
Shell, Strategy Manager, 11 years
Unilever, Delivery Manager, 8 years


Bachelor's Degree, Civil Engineering



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