Gartner Expert

Dominique Whittaker

Director Analyst

Dominique Whittaker is a Director within the Technology and Service Provider's (TSP) Product Marketing practice.

Ms. Whittaker provides go-to-market advice on messaging, positioning, storytelling, as well as advises clients on analyst relations and communications strategies. She has held technology marketing and communications roles at Microsoft and Pacific Crest Securities/Keybanc Capital Markets.

Dominique conducts ongoing research on technology product marketing best practices including positioning, messaging, storytelling, and analyst relations.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Whittaker led analyst relations programs for Azure Compute and Azure IoT at Microsoft. She has also created emerging technology portfolio programs at an investment firm think tank and advised companies on software developer recruiting and retainment at a market research firm.

Professional background


Senior Analyst Relations Manager

Pacific Crest Securities/Keybanc Capital Markets

Mosaic Product Associate

Forrester Research


Areas of coverage

Messaging and Differentiation

Analyst Relations Best Practices

Analyst Relations Impact on the Business

Analyst Relations Leadership and Evolution


M.S., Nonprofit Management, Northeastern University

B.A., Political Science and Philosophy, Hartwick College

B.A., Photojournalism, Hartwick College

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