Gartner Expert

Henrique Teixeira

Sr Director Analyst

Henrique Teixeira is a Research Senior Director Analyst in the IT Leaders organization at Gartner, and chair of the Gartner IAM Summit in North America. Henrique is focused in helping leaders to make smart and fast decisions by providing insights about the latest IAM trends, predictions and actionable best practices. Henrique is the lead author of the Magic Quadrant for Access Management.

Previous experience

As a security architect by profession, prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Teixeira dedicated more than 18 years to designing cybersecurity solutions to help clients solve their most complex identity and access management challenges. He has worked for large technology vendors such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, CA and BMC Software.

Throughout his career, he has developed a special focus on designing and architecting solutions for workforce and Customer IAM, identity governance and administration, and privileged access management.

Professional background


IAM leadership roles for Worldwide, North America and Latin America

Microsoft, Oracle

Leader for IAM, security, cloud, and datacenter services

Several: CA Technologies, BMC Software, etc

IAM architect

Areas of coverage

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection


MBA, Telecommunications Management, FGV-RJ and Ohio University

Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science, University of Minas Gerais, PUC-MG/Brazil

CISM Credential (ISACA - Certified Information Security Manager)

CISSP Credential (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

MCSO Credential (Modulo Certified Security Officer)

ITIL v3 Foundations Credential

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Access Management, SSO and CIAM

2Identity Governance and Administration, Identity Analytics

3Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management

4Identity Threat Detection and Response