Analyst Profile

Jon Amato

Jon Amato

Sr Director Analyst

6 years at Gartner,  34 years industry experience

Location:  GA USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Jon Amato is a Sr. Director Analyst in the Gartner for Technical Professionals Security Technology and Infrastructure team, focusing on endpoint protection, endpoint detection and response, application allowlisting, XDR, ransomware defense programs, and secure web gateway technologies.


Previous Experience

Mr. Amato has more than 17 years of experience with IT Security vendors, in roles ranging from hands-on work in security incident response, secure email design, endpoint protection implementation, penetration testing, and audit. In addition, Mr. Amato worked as a product manager in the endpoint protection space. Most recently, Mr. Amato worked as a lead implementation consultant for an endpoint protection vendor, managing a team of consultants performing application control, endpoint detection and response, and next-generation antivirus product implementations throughout the EMEA region.

Professional Background

  • BigFix, Product Manager, 1 year
  • Carbon Black, Lead Technical Services Consultant, 4 years
  • IBM Security Systems, Technical Product Manager, 8 years

Industry Awards/Accolades