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Henrique Teixeira

Sr Director Analyst

Henrique Teixeira is a Research Director Analyst in the IT Leaders organization at Gartner, focusing on identity and 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 (and appreciation) on architecting solutions including SaaS-delivered IAM (IDaaS), identity governance and administration, access management and privileged access management.

Professional background


IAM leadership roles for Worldwide, North America and Brazil

Microsoft, Oracle

IAM security solutions, cloud, and datacenter services leader

Several: CA Technologies, BMC Software, etc

IAM security solution strategist, security consultant

Areas of coverage

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection


M.B.A., 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

1SaaS-Delivered IAM - IDaaS

2Identity Governance and Administration

3Access Management


5Strong/Multifactor Authentication - MFA