Analyst Profile

Steven Lefebure

Steven Lefebure

Managing VP

9 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Steven Lefebure is the Managing VP of Gartner's Healthcare and Life Science Industry Research Group, focusing on digital healthcare strategies at the intersection of business and IT. Mr. Lefebure's focus is on how digital technology can be leveraged to confront challenges in healthcare. His research areas have included population health management, analytics, consumer/patient engagement, blockchain and digital business in healthcare.

Areas of Coverage

  • Healthcare


Previous Experience

Mr. Lefebure's experience spans healthcare, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods industries. He has held a variety of leadership roles in all aspects of the value chain from production planning to inventory management and network design, and from procurement to demand management/forecasting. He led critical initiatives across the pharmaceutical and consumer goods demand chain under a variety of challenging situations: - Managed procurement department for a drug wholesaler, including branded and generic pharmaceuticals, HBA/OTC products, and private label. - Improved sourcing decision speed and accuracy via designing and implementing decision support tools aligned with business results. - General Manager of a pharmaceutical trading company with over $1B in revenue. - Managed a distribution network of more than 50 wholesalers and specialty distributors to reach pharmacies and physicians. - Designed and implemented a performance management system for creating transparency in the distribution network and driving business results. - Transformed demand chain performance by deploying new processes supported by advanced planning and optimization tools. - Leveraged knowledge and insights to improve clinical development and clinical supplies management.

Professional Background

AmerisourceBergen, Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, Procurement, 6 years
Campbell Soup, Director - Supply Chain Planning, 4 years
GlaxoSmithKline, Director - Distribution Channel Strategy, 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Collaborative Commerce Committee, Healthcare Distribution Management Association
Frequent Speaker and Panel Member for Industry Association
Industry Relations Council, Healthcare Distribution Management Association


B.S., Computer Science, Iowa State University
M.B.A., Finance/Marketing, University of Chicago