Gartner Expert

Joerg Fritsch

VP Analyst

Dr. Joerg Fritsch is an analyst on the Security and Risk Management team. Dr.Fritsch focuses on data security and cloud security. His mission is to move each client forward, and have a positive impact. To re-ignite this 10X or 100X spirit that organisations had in the early day of cloud and big data.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Fritsch was CISO at an international organization.

Professional background

International Organization

Information Security Officer (CISO)


Systems Security Engineer


Software Developer

Areas of coverage

Security of Applications and Data


Ph.D., Computer Science, Cardiff University, U.K.

M.B.A., Technology Management, The Open University, U.K.

M.Sc., Chemistry, University of Applied Sciences, Esslingen, Germany

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Protecting Data

2Cloud Computing

3Zero Trust and Microsegmentation

4Container, DevOps, DevSecOps and CI/CD Security