Gartner Expert

Kevin K. Kampman

Sr Director Analyst

Kevin Kampman covers identity management, security, risk and privacy issues for service provider, enterprise, business-to-business and consumer-facing environments. With Gartner for 23 years, Mr. Kampman has more than 35 years of experience in the IT industry.

His career includes positions with AT&T, Burton Group, Digital Equipment Corp., Control Data Systems, NCR and TRW. He has been involved in leadership roles in business automation, application design and development, system engineering and integration, networking, messaging and collaboration, directory services, and identity management for government, commercial, cross-industry and educational initiatives. He has participated in single-organization and multiorganization programs from a principal, management, research and consulting perspective. He has successfully managed engineering and consulting teams in the accomplishment of diverse program objectives.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Kampman assisted enterprises and communities of interest in the conceptualization, standardization and realization of large-scale, multivendor directory services, collaboration, and messaging capabilities. He directed teams in the evaluation, integration, deployment, and transition of these solutions to ensure that customer objectives and capabilities were satisfied. His projects were frequently global, involving communities of tens to hundreds of thousands of participants. Mr. Kampman joined Gartner in January 2010 as a result of the acquisition of Burton Group, at which time he held the position of Senior Analyst.

Years of experience:

- 5 years in education and healthcare industry

- 10 years in banking, finance and insurance industry

- 10 years in government industry

- 10 years in manufacturing industry

Professional background

Burton Group

Senior Analyst

Digital Equipment

Solutions Architect: Messaging and Electronic Commerce

Control Data Systems

Principal Consultant: Enterprise Communications Architecture

Areas of coverage

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection


M.S., Computer Science, University of Dayton

B.F.A., Photography, Ohio University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Developing your IAM strategy

2Establishing IAM programs

3Implementing role and policy management

4Building IAM maturity

5Establishing IAM metrics and demonstrating success