Gartner Expert

Katell Thielemann

VP Analyst

Katell Thielemann is a VP Analyst focusing on risk and security of cyber-physical systems. In this capacity, Ms. Thielemann provides strategic insights and direction for her clients by helping them understand major market trends, key business issues, leading technology trends and drivers, industry best practices, and future scenarios.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Thielemann held a number of leadership positions at General Electric and Honeywell in global sourcing, program management, P&L, M&A, product management, and strategic planning. These varied backgrounds provide Ms. Thielemann with multifaceted insights on market and business challenges and opportunities.

Professional background


Director, Strategic Marketing

General Electric

Director, Global Quality and Six Sigma

Areas of coverage

Security and Risk Management Leaders

Government Digital Transformation and Innovation

Cybersecurity and IT Risk


M.S., Human Centered Computing, UMBC

J.D., University of Maryland

B.A., International Relations, Towson University

D.E.U.G. International Business, Universite Rennes II

Master Certificate Government Contracting, George Washington University

Certified PMP, PMI

GE Certified Master Black Belt

Honeywell Certified Master Black Belt

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How do we identify and manage the risks associated with the cyber-physical convergence of technologies?

2How is the evolution of cyber-physical systems (CPS) convergence likely to affect my organization's risk profile?

3How do we raise awareness of CPS risks, threats and vulnerabilities across our enterprise?

4What are leading organizations doing to manage risk and resilience across IT, OT, newly deployed CPSs to include IoT, IIoT, safe cities), supply chain, physical security, and safety?

5What are the market trends developing with regard to CPS security products and services?