Gartner Expert

Julian Sun

Sr Director Analyst

Julian Sun is a Research Director at Gartner, where he focuses on business analytics and data science. He advises data and analytics leaders to architect, implement and evolve modern business intelligence platform. Of particular interests are the areas of analytics technology that drive business user adoption, AI-enabled augmented analytics, cloud analytics, composable analytics, best practice for maximizing the value from analytics and simplifying access to data science in organizations. He is also interested in managing technology portfolio for enterprise analytics.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Sun worked for Tableau and was responsible for Presales and customer success of most strategic accounts in APAC. He was also the startup member for Tableau Greater China team. Before that, he worked in EMC headquarter in the U.S., focusing on data science initiative of customer success.

Professional background




Data Scientist

Areas of coverage

Data and Analytics Leaders

Analytics, BI and Data Science Solutions

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices


Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, USA

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to take advantage of key trends in analytics and data science?

2How to evaluate and select the right modern business intelligence platforms?

3How to develop a BI strategy and program to improve impact, evolve business intelligence and analytics maturity?

4How to develop analytic strategy that delivers business value?

5How to build organizational model for analytics initiatives?