Analyst Profile

Kris Doering

Kris Doering

Research Director

16 years at Gartner ,  29 years industry experience
Irving, TX USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Kris Doering is a Research Director in Gartner Research, where he is part of the IT sourcing team. Mr. Doering currently conducts research associated with IT application service sourcing in all four phases of the sourcing life cycle (strategy, vendor selection, contracting/negotiation and management). In this capacity, he ensures integrated, high-quality analyses across all outsource services, along with the continued development of new research to meet the needs of Gartner clients. His responsibilities include working with clients to resolve sourcing issues in application services, along with developing research to drive improved performance and value.

Areas of Coverage

  • Outsourcing & IT Services


Previous Experience

Mr. Doering has more than 29 years of outsourcing experience in the areas of finance, business development, sales, contracts and project management. Before moving to Gartner Research, Mr. Doering was part of the Gartner Consulting Sourcing Practice and Manufacturing Industry, where he focused on solving clients' sourcing challenges.

Professional Background

EDS, Business Development Manager, 9 years
Nortel Networks, Director, 5 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Project Management Professional (PMP)


B.S., Business Administration, University of Texas at Dallas (UTD)