Gartner Expert

Adrian Leow

Sr Director Analyst

Adrian Leow is a Senior Director Analyst within the Applications team at Gartner responsible for managing the global research agenda for 'Application Leaders'. He is chairman of the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration (AADI) Summit in Australia. Mr. Leow also led the research agenda for blockchain innovation, his insights and coverage of blockchain technologies in the enterprise helps client's separate reality from the hype about adoption and usage of this emerging technology. He is the co-lead of the Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms (MXDP) with expertise in the domains of multiexperience, mobile app development, digital and product-centric strategies.

Previous experience

Mr. Leow has a background in the technology and finance industries, with roles in leadership, project implementation and product development. He has led implementation teams at large multinationals, such as Cisco and KPMG. Prior to Gartner, Mr. Leow was a Product Manager focused on mobile technologies and internet banking products for clients that included Tier 1 banks, large retailers and system integrators in Asia/Pacific and the U.K. He has worked closely with UX design teams and developers, being an enthusiast for agile methodologies, while also having spent time as Founder and Director of his own technology startup and using his experience to work with other startups in the technology industry.

Professional background

Sandstone Technology

Product Manager- Mobile & Internet Banking


Senior Business Analyst


Senior Analyst

Areas of coverage

Application Leaders

Application Architecture, Development, Integration and Platforms

Application and Product Portfolio Governance


Bachelor of Commerce, majors in Accounting and Finance, University of Sydney

Diploma of Network Engineering

Certified ScrumMaster (Member of Agile Scrum Alliance)

Certified Scrum Product Owner (Member of Agile Scrum Alliance)

Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

CompTIA A+ Certification - Hardware and Operating System Fundamentals

CompTIA Network+ Certification

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1What problem does an enterprise blockchain project address?

2Multiexperience development trends and strategies

3Development strategies for mobile apps and progressive web apps (PWA)

4Product-centric approach to app development