Gartner Expert

Joanna G. Huisman

Sr Director Analyst

Joanna Huisman is a Research Director in Gartner. Her primary coverage area is security awareness and behavior management.

Ms. Huisman has more than 20 years of experience in strategic, internal and customer-facing communications, coupled with expertise in organizational development and marketing. Ms. Huisman comes to Gartner from one of the world's leading human capital management companies, where she led Global Security Communications, Training & Awareness for an employee population of 55,000, spanning 132 countries. In this role, Ms. Huisman was focused on enhancing ADP's Secure Global Trust Message through the integration, adoption and execution of strategic business imperatives, market messaging and regulatory requirements specific to ADP's approach to internal education of associates, coupled with the internal client transparency of ADP Trusted Security, Risk & Privacy programs.

Roles and responsibility



VP of Security

Compliance Officer

Privacy Officer

Cybersecurity Decision Makers and Influencers

Product Marketing

Previous experience

At ADP, Ms. Huisman led the design, implementation and support of ADP's worldwide security, risk and privacy communications, awareness and training programs both internally and externally; she was responsible for strategy, budget, measurement and execution.

Professional background


Director - Global Security Communications, Training & Awareness

Dun & Bradstreet

Vice President - North America Channel Marketing & Sales Communications

Areas of coverage

Security and Risk Management Leaders

Risk Management Program (retired)


Graduate of Widener University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Driving security awareness and communications program optimization

2Architecting crisis communication messaging

3Executing companywide, global phishing programs