Analyst Profile
Bill Hostmann
Bill Hostmann
VP Distinguished Analyst
Portland, OR USA
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Years of Experience
12 years at Gartner
24 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Business Intelligence

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Roles and Responsibilities
Bill Hostmann is a research vice president and distinguished analyst in Gartner Research, where he focuses on business intelligence.
Previous Experience
Mr. Hostmann has worked for more than 15 years in the enterprise software market. He has held the position of Product Line General Manager for Informix Database and Internet Server product lines. Before that, he was Director of Marketing at GemStone Systems, an early Java application server company, where he was involved in the writing of the original Java EJB 1.0 specification. And, most recently, he was at Informatica Corporation.
Professional Background
Informix, Product Line General Manager, 3 years
Informatica, Senior Director of Marketing, 1 year
Gemstone Systems, Director of Marketing, 4 years
M.B.A., University of Oregon
M.S., Computer Science and Engineering, Oregon Graduate Institute
B.S., highest honors, Electrical Engineering, University of Portland

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BI Leaders Should Track Tibco's Integration Plan for Jaspersoft Acquisition 07-May-2014 Rita L. Sallam, Bill Hostmann, Josh Parenteau
With Integration, Tibco Can Widen Its BI Footprint With Jaspersoft Buy 30-Apr-2014 Rita L. Sallam, Bill Hostmann, Josh Parenteau
Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms 20-Feb-2014 Rita L. Sallam, Joao Tapadinhas, Josh Parenteau, Daniel Yuen, Bill Hostmann
Vendor Rating: Oracle 03-Sep-2013 Bill Hostmann, Chad Eschinger, Dennis Gaughan, John Rizzuto, Nigel Rayner, Ron Hanscome, Nigel Montgomery, Christian Hestermann, Deborah R Wilson, Robert P. Desisto, Michael Maoz, Kimberly Collins, Gene Alvarez, Massimo Pezzini, Donald Feinberg, Christopher Iervolino, Jim Murphy, Kenneth Chin, Michele Cantara, Janelle B. Hill, Andrew White, French Caldwell, Mark Driver, Brian Lowans, Jonah Kowall, George J. Weiss, Roger W. Cox, David Mitchell Smith, Alex Soejarto, Kimberly Harris-Ferrante, Jane B. Disbrow, Tiffani Bova, Rob Addy
Oracle Is Providing Technology Infrastructure for the Nexus of Forces 24-Aug-2012 Bill Hostmann