Gartner Expert

Dan Ayoub

Sr Director Analyst

Dan Ayoub is a Senior Director Analyst in the Technology and Service Provider (TSP) division of Gartner, researching emerging technology and trends (ETT) in security for product leaders (Tech CEOs, General Managers, Chief Product Officers, Product Managers and Product Marketers). Dan researches technology and trends related to online fraud detection, network security, and endpoint protection.

Previous experience

Dan has over 20 years of high tech experience in product management and product marketing positions with network security and online fraud prevention including Cisco, Dell, SonicWALL, Jabil, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, and Callsign. He has presented 5 times at the RSA Security conference, holds one patent, an MBA, an MS in CyberSecurity, and is a published author.

Professional background


Product Management / Product Marketing


Business Unit Director

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, ThreatMetrix

Director of Product Management

Areas of coverage

Security of Applications and Data

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection

Infrastructure Security

Cyber Risk


Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering: University of California Irvine

Master of Business Administration: San Jose State University

Master of Science, Cyber Security: EC-Council University

Professional Certificate, Network Engineering and Systems Security: University of California Santa Cruz

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Emerging Technology and Trends in Online Fraud Detection

2Emerging Technology and Trends in Network Security

3Emerging Technology and Trends in Endpoint Protection

4Emerging Technology and Trends in Secure Remote Access

5Product Planning and Lifecycle Management