Gartner Expert

Fintan Ryan

Sr Director Analyst

Fintan Ryan advises on strategy and technologies for software engineering leaders.

Mr. Ryan covers a range of technical topics, including cloud computing, APIs, microservices, containers, kubernetes, serverless, WebAssembly, service mesh, low code application platforms, open-source software and cloud adoption / migration in enterprise IT.

Previous experience

Mr. Ryan has previously held senior roles across management, development, services and strategy in enterprise technology vendors and startups, and most recently as an industry analyst.

Professional background


Industry Analyst

Sun Microsystems

Principal Engineer


Principal Product Strategy Manager

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies

Software Engineering Practices


M.Sc., Information Systems Strategy, Dublin City University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to start with designing, building and migrating applications for the cloud?

2How do I build cloud native applications with cloud platroms, Kubernetes, Containers or Serverless?

3How do I select the appropriate low code platform

4How do I refactor applications to be cloud ready?

5How do I set my web browser strategy?

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