Author Profile

Whit Andrews

Whit Andrews

Distinguished VP Analyst

23 years at Gartner,  27 years' experience

Location:  MA USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Whit Andrews is a Vice President and Distinguished Analyst in Gartner Research. He talks about how tech providers and IT services firms can generate growth by providing AI and data and analytics solutions, as well as how application vendors can add AI to new or existing systems to generate competitive advantage. He also discusses how TSPs can thrive in the hyperscaler era. Mr. Andrews addresses, also, organizational impacts, use cases and business opportunities for AI. He works in Gartner for General Managers.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner in 2000, Mr. Andrews was a senior editor at Internet World magazine for four years, where he covered electronic commerce and the major web portals. Previous to that, he worked as a newspaper reporter.

Professional Background

  • Mecklermedia (Acquired by Penton Media), Senior Editor, 4 years


  • B.A., Political Science and English, Duke University

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Gartner Golden Quill Award
  • Gartner Thought Leadership Award (4)