Analyst Profile

Andrew White

Andrew White

VP Distinguished Analyst

12 years at Gartner ,  20 years IT industry
Atlanta, GA USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Andrew White, Distinguished Analyst and VP, has a primary research focus on information strategy, governance and master data management (MDM). Mr. White has previously focused on information management in supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and multienterprise collaboration environments. His roles include Key Initiative lead for information governance and MDM programs, as well as backup agenda manager for information management, and he also chairs the U.S. Enterprise Information and Master Data Management summits. Mr. White received the Gartner Thought Leadership Award in 2006 for his efforts in pioneering Gartner's research in enterprise information management that led to MDM.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP
  • Data Management & Integration

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. White was in the software industry for eight years, consulting on SCM/SCP and collaboration (CPFR and CTM) solutions to CPG/retail companies, mainly in the U.S. Mr. White also served on the VICS (www.vics.org) CPFR (www.cpfr.org) Advisory Committee, where he chaired the Trading Exchange Interoperability subcommittee and previously chaired the n-tier CPFR subcommittee. His last role there was heading up product strategy. Before that, he served in the CPG/retail space in the U.K., where he worked for Elizabeth Arden, a cosmetics company.

Professional Background

Belling Ltd., Product Planning Manager and MRP II Project Leader, 2 years
Elizabeth Arden Ltd., Distribution Planning Manager, 6 years
Logility Inc., Vice President, Product Strategy, 9 years

Education

B.A., with honors, Economics
Diploma from BPICS (then the British version of APICS)
Diploma in Industrial Management from the Institute of Industrial Management, U.K.

Languages

English