Eric Hunter is a Research Director within Gartner's Technology and Service Provider (T&SP) organization. Mr. Hunter focuses his research and advisory engagements to support executive leaders in the role of CEO, product management and product marketing. His pragmatic insights target product strategy and launch, customer acquisition and overall go-to-market best practices. Mr. Hunter's research efforts prioritize the delivery of innovation and business outcomes that align with B2B buyers' demands for accelerated business value. Mr. Hunter's professional experience spans 18 years in the domain of data and analytics. He has led large product and platform teams across the full spectrum of data and analytics innovation and products/services. His experiences span both midsize and large enterprises as well as T&SP presales engineering and sales enablement.