Michele Reitz | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Michele Reitz

Michele Reitz

Principal Research Analyst

10 years at Gartner ,  9 years industry experience
White Salmon, WA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Michele Reitz is a Principal Research Analyst in the Semiconductor group of Gartner's Semiconductor & Electronics division. She focuses on semiconductors in consumer markets (wearables are a focus), FPGAs, high-performance data center SSDs and electronic design automation. Ms. Reitz has more than 25 years of experience in the semiconductor and electronic equipment industry. Her positions include hardware design, application engineering and technical sales roles in leading electronic design automation, semiconductor and service companies, giving her a deep understanding of the semiconductor design flow and technologies.

Areas of Coverage

  • Semiconductors


Previous Experience

Prior to her current position, Ms. Reitz was a Client Account Executive at Gartner for more than four years, focused on high-end semiconductor and end-user clients. She worked with key clients to provide key Gartner resources to arm them with needed information and advice, with the goal of growing their business. Before Gartner, she worked in various roles, including sales and sales management, applications engineering, and design engineering for semiconductor, electronic design automation software, systems and display companies.

Professional Background

Other EDA, Semiconductor and Electronics Companies, Applications and Engineering, 17 years
Synopsys, Strategic Account Manager, 4 years


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (concentration in Computer Engineering and Processor-Based Design), with honors, Georgia Institute of Technology