John Van Decker
13 years at Gartner
35 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
John Van Decker is a VP Analyst, Financial Management Agenda Manager with Gartner. As agenda management and analyst for the financial management agenda at Gartner, Mr. Decker covers core financial management applications, financial planning and analysis applications, and financial close applications. He focuses on how to bring a technology solution into an enterprise, including the software, services and change management that will be required to achieve business value.
John Van Decker's Recent Gartner Activity
Forget What You Know and Start Fresh When Implementing Cloud Core Financial Management Suites
New Revenue Recognition Rules Will Impact Finance, Business and Technology
Critical Capabilities for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large and Global Enterprises
Mr. Decker has spent many years on the fence between the IT and Finance organizations, alternating back and forth several times in his 30+ years career. He was a user, developer and implementer of financial management and operational applications. He has also worked for a software firm as VP of Strategy and spent over 5 years as an industry analyst in my focus areas. He has held positions that bought, sold and researched financial management technologies. This brings a unique perspective to his role at Gartner as Industry Analyst.
AT&T , District Manager, 14 years
Castrol North America, Director - Financial Systems, 2 years
META Group, Senior Vice President - Technology Research Services, 4 years
BA, Music Education, Rutgers College of Rutgers University
Certificate in International Business, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University
MBA, Finance, Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University