Author Profile

Christian Titze

Christian Titze

VP Analyst

18 years at Gartner,  33 years' experience

Location:  Austria  |  Language(s):  English, German, Russian (basic)

Roles and Responsibilities

Christian Titze is a Research Vice President with nearly three decades of professional experience in general IT and business application management (SCM and ERP). Mr. Titze is part of the SCM analyst team covering the IT/supply chain alignment from a technology perspective, with special attention to architecture, technology enablement/transformation and wider application topics. He also acts as agenda manager for supply chain technology, managing and coordinating related research activities on global scale. He covers a wide range of industry sectors, primarily industrial and engineering products. His regional coverage is essentially Europe, but he also offers client and sales support across the globe.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Titze spent about 15 years in IT, manufacturing, technology and consulting industries, working for Henkel CEE, KPMG Peat Marwick, Plaut, MAS/IBM and Teleflex on a global basis. From being a system analyst and technical consultant to establishing and managing an ESP/IT competence center as managing director, he has extensive work experience within each level of projects and organizations.

Professional Background

  • MAS/IBM (U.S.), Managing Principal (Managing Partner), 2 years
  • Plaut (U.S.), Practice Lead, 3 years
  • Teleflex IT Services (DE), Managing Director, 5 years


  • Degree of Data Processing Specialist, Vienna Institute of Business Development
  • Master of Business Data Processing (Informatics), Technical University of Vienna
  • Thunderbird International Consortium Program, U.S. Graduate School of International Management