• Erik T.Heidt
  • Research Director
  • Cincinnati, OH USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Erik Heidt is a Research Director on the Gartner for Technical Professionals Security and Risk Management Strategies team. While Mr. Heidt has more than 20 years of IT industry experience, since 2004 he has focused on information security and risk management. His research focus areas include cloud security, cryptography, IT risk management and IT GRC.

Previous Experience

In his 11 years with Fifth Third bank, Mr. Heidt progressed through a number of information security and risk management roles. These included managing the Information Security Architecture team, developing the information security and risk management programs at a major subsidiary, and leading the IT Risk Management organization.

Latest Research

  • Years of Experience
  • 2 years at Gartner
  • 22 years IT industry
  • Background
  • Fifth Third Bank, AVP Information Security Architecture, 6 years
  • Fifth Third Bank, Information Security and Risk Transition Leader, Vantiv spinoff, 3 years
  • Fifth Third Bank, VP IT Risk Management, 2 years
  • Education
  • B.S., Computer Science, University of Cincinnati
  • Languages
  • English