Analyst Profile

Daniel Sun

Daniel Sun

VP Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  15 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Dr. Daniel Sun is a member of Gartner CIO Research team and the core topic leader of Evolving Business Models and Ecosystems. His primary research domains include digital transformation, digital business model innovation, digital platforms and ecosystems, IT operating model design, IT organizational design, business and IT alignment, composable business, and digital product management. He spends 70-80% of his interaction time with CIOs and the rest with business executives (e.g., CEOs, COOs, and CFOs).


Previous Experience

Prior to Gartner, He worked as the digital transformation expert in SAP, head of consulting in IDC, and Country General Manager in B2B International. He has also got several year's experience in AI software development. His doctoral study explores how big data analytics capabilities can drive value proposition innovation and ultimately improve business performance in Financial Industries.

Professional Background

B2B International, China General Manager, 3 years
IDC, Head of Consulting, Associate Vice President, 4 years
SAP, Industry Digital Transformation Expert, 1 year


Bachelors in Computer Science, Tianjin University
Doctor in Business Administration - DBA, Universite Paris Dauphine - PSL
M.B.A., Alliance Manchester Business School
Masters in Software Engineering, Tianjin University


Chinese - Mandarin

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