Analyst Profile

Dennis Gaughan

Dennis Gaughan

Managing VP

8 years at Gartner ,  22 years IT industry
Boston, MA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Dennis Gaughan is a managing VP within the Enterprise Software research team, leading a team focused on application strategy and governance. His research focus is on helping clients better manage their application portfolio through all phases of the application life cycle. He also researches the enabling technologies that support those enterprise applications, including application integration and B2B infrastructure.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP


Previous Experience

Mr. Gaughan started his career in IT organizations working both in infrastructure and operations and application development, moving to more senior leadership positions. He started with AMR as the company's first director of IT, building a strategy and staff to support a high-growth company. Mr. Gaughan moved from IT into the research organization, where he advised clients on topics from IT strategy and governance practices to enabling technologies, such as mobile and SOA. He also worked within IBM SWG, doing product strategy and management for Tivoli Software.

Professional Background

AMR Research, Vice President, 11 years
IBM, Manager, Tivoli Software, 2 years
PepsiCo, Senior Analyst, 4 years


B.S., Marketing, Boston College