Analyst Profile

Philip Russom

Philip Russom

Director Analyst

1 year at Gartner ,  32 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Director Analyst in the Data and Analytics group (D&A) for IT Leaders. Mostly I cover data platforms: from legacy on-premises database management systems (DBMSs) to new cloud data platforms (CDPs). I specialize in uses of these data platforms for data warehouses, data lakes, reporting, and analytics.


Previous Experience

Before Gartner, I was an industry analyst in four firms: TDWI, Forrester Research, Giga Information Group, and Hurwitz Group.

Professional Background

Forrester Research, Principal Analyst for Data Management, 3 years
Giga Information Group, Research Director for Data Management, 2 years
The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), Senior Research Director for Data Management, 15 years

Industry Awards/Accolades



Degrees listed above were majors in music theory and history. Some had a computer science minor.
Masters and Bachelors, University of North Texas
Ph.D. and Masters, Yale University



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