Analyst Profile

Arnold Gao

Arnold Gao

VP Analyst

4 years at Gartner,  20 years industry experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Arnold Gao is a Research Vice President of Gartner's Technology Innovation practice with over 20 years experiences in technology, strategy and consulting roles. Mr. Gao's research focus primarily on innovation, strategic technology trends and emerging technologies, with secondary research interests in sustainability topics and in particular renewable energy.


Previous Experience

Mr. Gao joined Gartner in 2019, prior to that he had worked for large consulting organization and technology vendor in a variety of roles, including technology consulting, project management and published thought leadership articles with AI, Fintech and Industry 4.0 topics.

Professional Background

  • 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