Analyst Profile

Ross Cosner

Ross Cosner

VP Analyst

5 years at Gartner,  4 years industry experience

Location:  New York, NY USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Ross Cosner is an Industry Analyst (Vice President) in the Gartner for Marketers practice. Mr. Cosner manages Digital IQ research and client advisory work across the Financial Services sector, which includes Retail Banking, Insurance, and Wealth & Asset Management. Coverage areas include B2C, B2B, and B2B2C business models. Mr. Cosner joined Gartner in 2018 as part of the L2 acquisition. As an industry practitioner, he was hired to grow the Financial Services practice and launch new industry aligned research products.


Previous Experience

Mr. Cosner's previous experience spans digital strategy, marketing and communications for over 10 years across large financial services companies. He has launched multichannel campaigns, rebranding initiatives and product. He also managed the rollout of companywide technology solutions. Prior to entering the marketing world, his focus was on technology where he was a systems analyst responsible for implementation of client web solutions.

Professional Background

  • Apparatus, Systems Analyst, 2 years
  • Citi, Senior Vice President, Digital - Global Public Affairs, 8 years
  • Mizuho Financial Group (Mizuho Americas), Vice President, Head of Digital Marketing, Americas, 2 years


  • B.S., Informatics, Minor in Business, Indiana University, School of Informatics, Bloomington, IN
  • M.S., Information Systems, Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Bloomington, IN