Gartner Expert

Ted Friedman

Distinguished VP Analyst

As a member of the Data and Analytics team, Ted Friedman conducts research focused on data management strategy, data and analytics governance, data and analytics implications of the Internet of Things, DataOps and data hub strategy and architectures. Mr. Friedman works with Gartner clients on building the business case for investing in and furthering their maturity in these areas, as well as guiding them in strategies for modernization of their data management programs, disciplines and technology infrastructure.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Friedman was employed by several large companies, including Andersen Consulting and GE, where he designed and deployed large-scale relational database applications, analytic applications and advanced information technologies.

Professional background

Andersen Consulting

Consulting Manager


IT Project Manager

Areas of coverage

Data and Analytics Leaders

Data Management Solutions

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices


M.S., Computing and Information Science, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

B.S., Applied Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Data Management Strategies

2Data and Analytics Governance

3Data and Analytics Implications of the Internet of Things

4Data Hub Architectures and Trends