Sr Director Analyst
3 years at Gartner
18 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Arnold Gao is a Senior Director Analyst of Gartner's Technology Innovation team based out of Shanghai, China. His research covers technology innovation and emerging technologies topics with a focus on China. He also contributes the contextualization of Gartner's signature reports (e.g. Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends and Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies) to provide a global view to Chinese enterprises and advise about what to care/prioritize when facilitating the trends.
Arnold Gao's Recent Gartner Activity
Mr. Gao has over 18 years of technology industry experience in consulting and engineering roles. He has been consulting for major organizations in China across industry and government and published articles in relation to AI, Fintech and Industry 4.0. Prior to Gartner, he was invited by the government bodies and regulators to deliver various Blockchain presentations in connection with the status quo and future outlook of the technology. He has also advised large financial institutions, SOEs in China to explore Blockchain's business use cases and provided advisory services to them.
Deloitte, Director, 13 years
Microsoft, Presales Consultant/System Engineer, 3 years
Bachelor's Degree, Optical Information Science, East China Normal University
Bachelor's Degree, Software Engineering, East China Normal University
Chinese - Mandarin
Chinese - Shanghaiese (Wu)