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Director Analyst - Product Management


About the Team:

A Research Director serves as a strong contributor within Gartner’s Research and Advisory sector, establishing oneself as a credible voice within their designated market at local, regional and global levels. Utilizing exceptional research and analytical skills, a Research Director plays an important role in producing pragmatic and provocative research which Gartner clients consume and apply to propel their business toward key objectives. They are a trusted source of advice for clients, reinforcing Gartner’s value every day by engaging them via in-person meetings, virtual meetings, sales support visits and Gartner conferences to discuss complex client challenges and offer appropriate recommendations.


  • Create innovative, thought provoking, and highly leveraged “ must-have research ” content that directly addresses the priorities and challenges of cloud service provider clients, which includes:

    • Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Services (IaaS, PaaS) market landscape, the strengths of the hyperscalers, and the competitive landscape for adjunct cloud IT services

    • Evolving roles and responsibilities of the cloud service line manager, including but not limited to understanding the cloud services market and target customer; building the product or service-line strategy; interplay between product and service-line management and product marketing; and the dynamic between regional operations and global operations

    • Relevant emerging digital infrastructure transformation trends, including Hybrid, Multicloud, and Edge and the ecosystems and partnerships that support these cloud markets

  • Provide clients and prospects with actionable advice aligned to their designated content (see above) area via virtual or face-to-face interactions

  • Support Research and Sales: Provide sales support serving as voice of the market to help research teams create content and to drive engagement with clients to make progress against their critical priorities to grow their business

  • Create and deliver presentation materials for Gartner events, industry and professional association conferences, and client briefings

  • Build credibility as an industry expert to represent Gartner research, methodology and strategy

  • Be client-centric while actively seeking to help clients engage regularly and often with Gartner research and interactions


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experiences

  • 8+ years of relevant field or industry experience in aspects of

    • Aspects of managing a product or service line for a cloud service provider, with responsibilities across the full product lifecycle (from conception to retirement or refresh)

    • Emphasizing on the business of delivering cloud services to the market, relevant experiences include business planning, business case development, internal funding requests

  • Strong English and Chinese proficiency both in writing and speaking, analytical and presentation skills; ability to engage clients and respond effectively to questions

  • Proficient in analyzing and synthesizing data; can effectively apply patterns and frameworks while drawing and defending conclusions to client challenges

  • Strong communicator who is able to explain complex concepts concisely and simply

  • Ability to establish credibility with clients and client executive teams

  • Subject matter expert comfortable presenting at large and small-scale speaking engagements

  • Ability to work independently, while also being intrinsically motivated to collaborate across teams and support the workflow of others, in a multicultural global team

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

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Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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