Gartner Expert

Dian Zhang

Sr Principal, Research

Dian Zhang is a Senior Specialist on the NewsDesk team. Ms. Zhang writes articles and newsletters for general counsel and chief compliance & ethics officers who subscribe to our Legal and Compliance products. She also contributes articles to Gartner Business Quarterly, a journal for executives across the C-Suite.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Zhang worked as a Data Journalist for Builder Magazine, a leading publication serving the U.S. homebuilding industry. She produced interactive graphics and articles based on public and proprietary data sources.

An alumna of the Dow Jones News Fund, Ms. Zhang covered mergers and acquisitions stories for the newsroom of The Street/The Deal. She previously worked as an intern reporter for McClatchy Washington Bureau and published over 20 news articles that appeared in renowned newspapers such as The Miami Herald and The Sacramento Bee.

Areas of coverage

Risk Management Process

General Counsel, Board and C-Suite Support

Corporate Ethics and Integrity

Legal Operations and Department Management

Compliance Program Management


M.S., Business and Economics Journalism, Boston University

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