Author Profile

Tong Zhang

Tong Zhang

Sr Director Analyst

3 years at Gartner,  20 years' experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Tong is a Senior Director in Research and Advisory group based in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Zhang specializes in advising clients and prospects with indispensable insight on 2 areas, namely data analytics and artificial intelligence. Currently he focuses on two primary Key Initiatives which are Artificial Intelligence and Analytics/BI/Data Science Solutions. Typical topics include artificial intelligence governance, artificial intelligence future trend s, artificial intelligence multi-industry use cases/best practices, artificial intelligence strategy, artificial intelligence operation model and talent organization build-up; Augmented intelligence, data platform, machine learning, predictive analysis, auto machine learning ,data science, RPA, hyper automation etc.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Tong worked in several multi-national corporation including Mars , KPMG and Lenovo. His expertise lies in certain fields including ERP[SAP] deployment/operation management, integration application deployment/operation management, IT auditing, big data platform design through resolution, data management/governance, AI strategic planning and digital transformation.


  • B.Eng., Management of Information Systems, Bei Hang University