Analyst Profile

Mark Wah

Mark Wah

Sr Director Analyst

2 years at Gartner,  21 years industry experience

Location:  NC USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Mark Wah is a Senior Director Analyst in the Technology and Service Provider (TSP) division of Gartner, researching Emerging Technologies and Trends (ETT) for security technology product leaders (tech CEOs, general managers, chief product officers, product managers, and product marketers). Mr. Wah focuses on cloud security that includes Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), Cloud Workload Protection Platforms (CWPP), and Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM). In addition, he also covers Managed Security Service providers (MSSP) and Managed Detection and Response (MDR) providers. In his capacity at Gartner, he provides security technology product leaders unique, high-value research and indispensable advice on leveraging emerging security technologies and trends to create and deliver highly successful products and services. Mr. Wah has 20 years of IT experience in product management and engineering with Citrix, IBM Security, RSA, and EMC where he helped develop information management solutions, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Malware Analysis, Managed Security Services solution, and a SaaS-based Content Collaboration Platform. He is a co-author of 5 patents in information management and data security, Pragmatic Marketing certified, and a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) - Raleigh, NC Chapter.

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Wah was in product management and engineering roles with Citrix, IBM Security, RSA, and EMC where he helped develop information management solutions, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Malware Analysis, Managed Security Services solution, and a SaaS-based Content Collaboration Platform.

Professional Background

  • Citrix, Senior Manager, Product Management, 4 years
  • IBM Security, Senior Product Manager, 2 years
  • RSA Security, Senior Product Manager, 6 years

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Master of Computer Science, North Carolina State University

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Co-author of 5 patents in information management and data security
  • Pragmatic Marketing Certified

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