Andrew White | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Andrew White

Andrew White

VP Distinguished Analyst

15 years at Gartner ,  23 years industry experience
Atlanta, GA USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Andrew White, Distinguished Analyst and VP, has a primary research focus on data and analytics platforms and strategy, governance, stewardship, and master data management (MDM). His current role is as Vendor Lead for Oracle Corp. He was previously Agenda Manager for Data and Analytics Programs, and Data and Analytics Leaders (Chief Data Officer). He launched the first Master Data Management Summit in 2007, and was conference chair of that event through 2015 as it expanded focus to Enterprise Information and MDM. 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. Mr. White's previous coverage areas focused on business apps and best practices in supply chain management (SCM), enterprise resource planning (ERP) and multienterprise B2B collaboration environments.

Areas of Coverage

  • Data Management & Integration
  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

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, Product Planning Manager and MRP II Project Leader, 2 years
Elizabeth Arden, Distribution Planning Manager, 6 years
Logility, 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, Institute of Industrial Management, U.K.

Languages

English