Gartner Expert

Adrian Leow

VP Analyst

Adrian Leow is a Vice President within the Applications Group at Gartner responsible for managing the global research agenda for 'Application and Software Engineering Leaders'. Mr. Leow is chairman of the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration (AADI) Summit in Australia. He is the co-lead of the Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms (MXDP) and Magic Quadrant for Low Code Application Platforms (LCAP) with expertise in the domains of multiexperience, mobile app development, digital and product-centric strategies. 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.

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

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies

Software Engineering Practices


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

1Mobile app development platforms, tools, architectures and strategy

2Multiexperience development trends and strategies

3Low code app development vendors and market trends

4What problem does an enterprise blockchain project address?