Job TitleResearch Director in IT Leaders Systems, Security and Risk, Gartner
BioDavid Mahdi focuses on identity and access management, authentication, and data security. David’s areas of expertise include public-key infrastructure (PKI); certificate management; enterprise, customer and citizen authentication; IAM; blockchain; IoT; and data security. Before joining Gartner, David worked in IT security for many years, with positions at SecureKey, Entrust Datacard and Sophos. He earned a B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Ottawa’s Carleton University.