Analyst Profile

Yefim V. Natis

Yefim V. Natis

VP & Gartner Fellow

20 years at Gartner ,  36 years industry experience
Forest Hills, NY USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Yefim Natis is a Vice President, Distinguished Analyst and Research Fellow in Gartner Research. Mr. Natis' work focuses on enterprise platform innovation, including platform as a service (PaaS), cloud-enabled application platforms and PaaS frameworks. His interests include context-aware computing, especially the use of context mining architecture models to support context-aware decisions in digital business and IoT. Mr. Natis also researches the fundamental software architecture models, including event-driven (EDA) and service-oriented (SOA) architectures, microservices (MSA), software-defined architecture (SDA) and other emerging architecture models.

Areas of Coverage

  • Application Development & Integration


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Natis worked at Magna Software, a software startup where he was the director of software architecture and the principal architect of Magna X, a generator of service-oriented transaction processing applications. Mr. Natis' experience also includes IT architecture and IT management positions at Hogan Systems and Citigroup. He has 30 years of experience in enterprise IT.

Professional Background

Citicorp, AVP, Advanced Technology, 5 years
Hogan Systems, Partner, VP, Foreign Exchange Solution Architect, Product Manager, 5 years
Magna Software, Director, Product Architecture, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Annual Thought Leadership Award - 2004, 2007 and 2008


Advanced Studies Degree, Applied Math, Riga Polytechnic, Latvia