Dan Tolan is an analyst with Gartner's Tech Product Manager team within the Technology and Service Providers research unit. His research focuses on cross-domain product management issues with an emphasis on B2B enterprises. Mr. Tolan joined Gartner in 2022.
Prior to Gartner, Mr. Tolan served in product management and product leadership roles for more than 20 years in companies of all sizes from startups to the largest enterprises. His experience spans hardware and enterprise B2B software product management in industries such as computer hardware, enterprise systems management, business service management, pricing optimization, travel revenue management, CPQ, social media, and mobile enterprise asset management. He has extensive experience in M&A strategy and integrating acquired products and teams at multiple firms and has also co-owned and managed multiple companies.
Product Management and Engineering Executive - B2B Enterprise Software
Executive Vice President, Products and Innovations
Truss App, Inc.
Chief Product Officer
Vice President, Product Management and User Experience
Product/Service Organization and Leadership
Product/Service Discovery and Validation
Product/Service Design and Creation
Product/Service Introduction and Delivery
Product/Service Evolution and Management
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
University of Texas at Dallas
summa cum laude
1Building a compelling product strategy and roadmap
2Improving cross department collaboration and communication
3Post acquisition product portfolio and team integration
4Transitioning products and teams from on premise/license and maintenance to Cloud/SaaS
5Increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of product management organizations