Gartner Expert

Matthew Mowrey

Sr Director Analyst

Matthew is a Senior Director, Analyst in Gartner's Finance Technology and Data & Analytics team. He is an expert on the administration of planning systems and BI including data architecture, ETL/ELT, database development, data modeling, business dimensions, business rules, data integrations, logic design, and dashboard development.

Prior to Gartner, Matthew built FP&A capabilities for a global development services company, supporting a 5-year 45% top-line growth. He set the forecasting methodology for a project portfolio of $3B+ operating in 120+ countries, as well as workforce planning and non-labor operating expenses. Matthew oversaw operational and executive report development and distribution reaching 1,000+ users monthly. He has been the technical lead or SME on multiple planning system implementations, and he is a Power BI expert. Matthew has also developed instructional material on functional and digital finance topics in multiple internal forums as well as Georgetown University, AFP Annual Conference, FINNEXT, FP&A Advisory Board, Argyle, and PowerPlatform World Tour.

Previous experience

In addition to a career in the global development services industry, Matthew also spent some time at a consulting firm advising government contracting clients on contracts, pricing, and audits. Earlier on, Matthew was a Peace Corps volunteer in Russia where he developed and delivered finance and marketing courses.

Professional background


Senior Director, Finance, Analytics, and Business Performance

Democracy International

Director of Operations

Sibley International


Areas of coverage

Digital Technology in Finance

Finance Data and Analytics


Wittenberg University, B.A., Business Management and German Language and Literature

Humboldt University of Berlin, German Language and Literature; Economics

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1FP&A Technology

2Finance Data and Analytics

3Reporting and Dashboarding

4Power BI in Finance