Analyst Profile

Christopher Ambrose

Christopher Ambrose

Research VP

14 years at Gartner ,  29 years IT industry
Gaithersburg, MD USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Chris Ambrose specializes in vendor management, helping clients develop and mature their vendor management discipline and organizations. He specializes in the activities of vendor performance, relationship, risk and contract management, as well as strategic vendor management. His coverage includes guiding clients across the entire process - from building their sourcing strategy to managing their externally sourced environment. Additionally, Mr. Ambrose is the Gartner Lead Analyst on IBM and has responsibility for covering the broad strategy and capabilities of IBM globally.

Areas of Coverage

  • Outsourcing & IT Services

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Ambrose has more than 15 years of experience in the IT services industry. Prior to joining Gartner, he held various management positions across EDS's financial services and government vertical business units, including customer care, business development, account management and service delivery.

Professional Background

Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Account Manager, 16 years

Education

B.A., Economics, University of Maryland

Languages

English