Gartner Expert

Kevin Gabbard

Sr Director Analyst

Kevin Gabbard is Senior Director for the Chief Data and Analytics Officer Research Team focusing on information architecture, business architecture for D&A, and data and analytics strategy and operating models (DASOM). Mr. Gabbard helps Gartner clients develop information architecture programs and more effective D&A operating models.

Previous experience

Mr. Gabbard was an independent consultant and product strategist. He worked on delivering business intelligence, business architecture, product strategy, and decision making analysis.

Areas of coverage

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices

Chief Data and Analytics Officer Leadership


M.A., Linguistics, University of California, San Diego

B.A., Linguistics and Philosophy, the Ohio State University

Fulbright Fellowship, U.S.-Norway Fulbright Commission, Universitetet i Tromso

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Data and Analytics Operating Models and Strategy

2Information Architecture

3Business Architecture

4Financial Governance of D&A (cloud)