Gartner Expert

Roxane Edjlali

Sr Director Analyst

Roxane Edjlali is a Research Director, focusing on data management strategies, supporting organizations to achieve effective uses of data in order to maximize business value. With digital business transformation, data management is becoming a crucial discipline to organizations. Ms. Edjlali supports Data and Analytics leaders in achieving data management excellence by providing guidance on strategies, organizational models, practices and technologies. More specifically Ms. Edjlali addresses emerging data management challenges such as data management in support of machine learning and artificial intelligence, data management in support of analytical uses of data and metadata management.

Roles and responsibility

Chief Data Officers, Data and Analytics leaders

Previous experience

Ms. Edjlali has 19 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining Gartner, she was product management director at SAP, where she was leading SAP's Enterprise Information Management transversal strategy.

Professional background


Product Management Director

Business Objects

Senior Product Manager


Project Lead - Data Management Solution for Exploration and Production

Areas of coverage

Data Management Solutions


M.Sc., Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, ENSIMAG, Grenoble, France

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Evolution of data warehousing toward the logical data warehouse

2Data lakes

3Data management organizational models

4Metadata management practices and technologies

5Data management strategies