Author Profile

Julian Sun

Julian Sun

Sr Director Analyst

4 years at Gartner,  13 years' experience

Location:  China  |  Language(s):  Chinese - Mandarin, Chinese - Shanghaiese (Wu), English

Roles and Responsibilities

Julian Sun is a Research Director at Gartner, where he focuses on business analytics and data science. He advises data and analytics leaders to architect, implement and evolve modern business intelligence platform. Of particular interests are the areas of analytics technology that drive business user adoption, AI-enabled augmented analytics, cloud analytics, composable analytics, best practice for maximizing the value from analytics and simplifying access to data science in organizations. He is also interested in managing technology portfolio for enterprise analytics.


Previous Experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Sun worked for Tableau and was responsible for Presales and customer success of most strategic accounts in APAC. He was also the startup member for Tableau Greater China team. Before that, he worked in EMC headquarter in the U.S., focusing on data science initiative of customer success.

Professional Background

  • EMC, Data Scientist, 3 years
  • Tableau, Pre-sales , 4 years


  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA