Gartner Expert

Xingyu Gu

Sr Director Analyst

Xingyu is a Sr. Director Analyst of Data & Analytics team.

Xingyu's areas of specialization is Data Management, including cloud DBMS, Data Warehouse/lake, Data & Analytics Architecture, Data Fabric.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Xingyu has 12 years of consulting working experience, mainly focusing on the data analytics field. He has served clients in multiple industries including consumer retailing, high-tech, and healthcare. His most recent role was Strategy and Consulting Manager in Accenture Japan, leading multiple data-driven-consulting projects for clients in both Japan and China.

Previous to that, Xingyu worked as a PM in consulting firms and system integrators and was responsible for data platform implementation projects.

Professional background

Accenture Japan

Strategy & Consulting Manager

NTT Data

Global Project Manager

SAP & other software vendors

Solution Consultant

Areas of coverage

Data Management Solutions

Data and Analytics Programs and Practices


Bachelor's Degree, Communication Engineering, Fudan University

Bachelor's Degree, Economics, Fudan University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Overall data management strategies, market trends, and vendors

2Measurement of organization Data Management maturity

3DBMS (database) market trend and vendor/solution selections

4Data warehouse, data lake market trend and vendor/solution selections

5Data fabric and metadata management