Gartner Expert

Malcolm Hawker

Sr Director Analyst

Malcolm Hawker is a Sr. Director Analyst, Data and Analytics in Gartner.

Previous experience

Mr. Hawker is a subject matter expert in the areas of Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Governance with over 25 years of senior leadership experience in a diversity of companies and roles. As a Data and Analytics leader, practitioner, and consultant, Mr. Hawker comes by his expertise through direct experiences in implementing and supporting large scale data-centric initiatives for much of his professional career. For the last 5 years Mr. Hawker has focused on sharing data and analytics best practices with companies around the globe, having transitioned out of IT and Product Management leadership roles supporting the development and IT infrastructure for data-centric products at Dun & Bradstreet and Neustar. Mr. Hawker's experience also spans several years in both Product Management and Software Development leadership, having led large and diverse teams responsible for creating consumer facing advertising, project management, and business intelligence platforms.

Professional background

Dun & Bradstreet

Distinguished Architect


Senior Director of I.T. (Acting)


Vice President of Product Management

Areas of coverage

Data and Analytics Leaders

Data Management Solutions

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices


Masters of Mass Communication, University of Florida

Bachelors of Commerce, University of Alberta

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Master Data Management (MDM)

2Data Governance

3Data Quality

4Customer Data Management Solutions

5MDM External Service Providers