Analyst Profile

Eric Knipp

Eric Knipp

Practice Vice President

13 years at Gartner,  27 years industry experience

Location:  TX USA  | Language(s):  English, German

Roles and Responsibilities

Eric Knipp leads the Applications Practice in Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). The GTP Apps Practice provides actionable research and advisory services on the gamut of Apps issues facing technical professionals, including software engineering, solution and integration architecture, content and collaboration, and customer experience. Mr. Knipp is based in Plano, Texas.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Knipp worked as a web developer, architect, project leader and manager on various public sector, private industry and consulting engagements for more than a decade.

Professional Background

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Distributed Applications Developer, 1 year
  • Geniant, Senior Consultant, 1 year
  • Unitrin, Supervisor, Web Applications, 8 years


  • B.A., Computer Science, University of North Texas
  • M.B.A., Marketing and Strategy, Southern Methodist University

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • 2010 Thought Leader Award (Citizen Developers) - Gartner

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