Gartner Expert

Dionisio Zumerle

VP Analyst

Dionisio Zumerle's research revolves around mobile and application security. Mr. Zumerle's coverage includes secure mobility strategies, application security and testing, mobile threat defense, endpoint security and security and compliance of instant communications. His research interests also include emerging technology areas, such as security of the Internet of Things, secure robotic process automation, and trusted environments.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Zumerle was Technical Officer in the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). With ETSI he managed a number of IT and network security standards committees before being appointed Secretary of the 3GPP working group on mobile security, with the responsibility of 3G and 4G LTE security specifications. Before joining ETSI, he was involved in the management of large IT projects within the Chief Information Office of Poste italiane, a major Italian bank and service provider.

Professional background


3GPP Project Manager, Mobile Security


Technical Officer, IT and Network Security

Poste Italiane

IT Consultant

Areas of coverage

Digital Workplace Infrastructure and Operations

Security of Applications and Data

Agile and DevOps

Infrastructure Security


Graduate Diploma in Management, University of London - lead college London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Laurea in Ingegneria delle Telecomunicazioni, Sapienza University of Rome

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to create and implement a secure mobility strategy (including BYOD security)

2How to build applications securely

3Endpoint and mobile security product selection (EPP, EDR, Mobile Threat Defense [MTD], as well as EMM security aspects)

4Application security testing

5Instant communication security (encryption) and compliance (archiving)