Analyst Profile

Michael Burkett

Michael Burkett

Distinguished VP Analyst

22 years at Gartner ,  21 years industry experience
Boston, MA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Mike Burkett is a VP and Distinguished Analyst for the Gartner Supply Chain team, drawing on more than 18 years of manufacturing industry experience introducing and supporting products from concept to end of life. Mr. Burkett advises clients on supply chain strategy and transformation with recent research on the impact of digital business on supply chains. He previously led Gartner's cross-industry research on product life cycle supply chain strategy and co-authored the first industry publication to define the product life cycle management market.


Previous Experience

Mr. Burkett came to Gartner following the company's acquisition of AMR Research. During his 11 years at AMR Research, he, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, led research on product life cycle management, lean supply chain and value chain issues impacting industrial manufacturers.

Professional Background

AMR Research, Vice President, 11 years
EG&G, Applications Engineer/Manufacturing Engineer, 2 years
Invensys, The Foxboro Co., Sr. Manufacturing Engineer, 11 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Six Sigma Black Belt certification


B.A., Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology
M.B.A., Babson College



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