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DB Cummings

Sr Director Analyst

DB Cummings is a Sr. Director Analyst for Monitoring and Observability. Mr. Cummings focuses primarily on OpenTelemetry, Application Performance Monitoring, and Infrastructure Monitoring. With over 21 years in IT, Mr. Cummings understands the difficulties of being able to accurately detect, prevent, or resolve IT issues with the right data. Mr. Cummings' passion is equipping clients with the knowledge and insight they need to implement critical monitoring and observability solutions and strategies.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Cummings was a Solutions Architect and Boeing Technical Fellow in monitoring.

Professional background


Solutions Architect and Associate Technical Fellow

J9 Technologies

Director of Managed Services and Principal Consultant

United Seating and Mobility

Director of IT

Areas of coverage

IT Operations and Cloud Management for Technical Professionals


Bachelor of Arts (BA), Geneva College, 1992-1996, Summa Cum Laude

Master of Divinity (MDiv), Covenant Theological Seminary, 1996-2002

Associate of Applied Science in Network Administration, Missouri Tech, 2005-2006, Highest GPA Award

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