Analyst Profile

Deborah Wilson

Deborah Wilson

Managing VP

12 years at Gartner ,  19 years industry experience
VT USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Debbie Wilson leads two teams of expert analysts. The postmodern ERP strategy team helps CIO and applications leaders with business transformation. The procurement and sourcing technology team assists business and IT leaders with technology strategy. Ms. Wilson has contributed to Gartner in a variety of ways, serving as lead analyst for Gartner's for cross-industry procurement and sourcing technologies, co-leader for Gartner's business-to-business research and agenda manager for finance, human capital management and procurement. Ms. Wilson's long-term special interests include B2B e-commerce, the impact of cloud delivery on enterprise software markets, data security and data science.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

Background

Previous Experience

In her early career, Ms. Wilson was a practitioner, employed in supply chain leadership roles in discrete manufacturing. Mid-career, she founded and developed a boutique research services firm that helped large organizations navigate the procurement technology marketplace.

Professional Background

Bay Networks, Business Unit Manager, Senior Purchasing Manager, 8 years
Kurzweil Music Systems, Purchasing Manager, 5 years
www.purchasingautomation.com, Founder and Principal, 8 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Certified Purchasing Manager, 1990
Class Valedictorian and Winner of the Dean's Service Award - Hult International Business School, 1998
Supply and Demand Chain Executive "Pro to Know," 2001 and 2002

Education

B.S., Business (with honors), Business Economics and Organizational Administration, Miami University
M.S., Management (with distinction), Hult International Business School

Languages

English

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