Gartner Expert

Mia Yu

Director Analyst

Miao Yu is a Director Analyst responsible for covering a variety of topics across security, risk management and privacy, focusing primarily on security strategy and governance, impact of Chinese security regulations, security organizational design, security performance measurement and reporting, security framework and architecture and identity and access management.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Yu was the Information Security Manager at Daimler Greater China, and information security officer at FAW-Volkswagen Automotive, with breadth of experience across security management and technical areas. Responsible for security strategy, IT risk management, security committee steering, data protection, SDLC, application threat modelling, and other security technical solutions.

Prior to Daimler and FAW-Volkswagen, she was security product manager at DIPU Technology and at Huawei Technology Europe.

Professional background

Daimler Greater China

Information security manager

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive

Information security officer

Huawei Technology Europe

Network security product manager

Areas of coverage

Identity and Access Management and Fraud Detection

Cybersecurity and IT Risk

Security and Risk Management for CISO Coalition


Bachelor Degree, Automation, Northeastern University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Impact of Chinese security regulations

2Security strategy, governance, organization, budget and staffing

3Measuring security and its relevance to business objectives

4Presenting risk and security to senior management and the board

5Identity and access management program and tools