Gartner Expert

Thomas W. Oestreich

Managing Vice President

Thomas Oestreich manages the applied analytics research in the Data and Analytics group. His analysts guide data & analytics leaders on topics, such as- domain analytics (e.g., customer analytics), strategy and leadership for domain analytics leaders, continuous operational intelligence such as stream analytics or IoT analytics, and data & analytics service providers.

Mr. Oestreich writes about and advises on data & analytics strategy, and analytics governance.

Roles and responsibility

Chied Data Officer and Chief Analytics Officer

CIOs interested in improving data and analytics

IT leaders responsible for BI and analytics

Data and analytics leaders across the organization

Previous experience

Mr. Oestreich joined Gartner in 2014 and has more than 18 years of experience in the fields of business intelligence, corporate performance management and information systems.

Professional background

Detect Value Software



Chief Strategist EPM


Senior Director, Business Development SAP

Areas of coverage

Data and Analytics Leaders

Analytics, BI and Data Science Solutions

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices


M.B.A., University of Liverpool

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Aligning analytics strategy with business strategy

2Crafting and executing data & analytics strategies

3Developing successful data & analytics governance practice