Analyst Profile

William McNeill

William McNeill

Sr Director Analyst

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


Roles and Responsibilities

William McNeill is a senior research director in Gartner's supply chain group. He currently researches sourcing and procurement applications for supply chain with a focus on supply base management: supplier information, supplier risk and supplier collaboration. His primary responsibility is in helping end-user clients research, select and procure software applications in the aforementioned areas. Mr. McNeill also has a strong working knowledge of such core technologies and concepts as software-as-a-service, blockchain, and machine learning. Mr. McNeill has previously researched global trade management, field service and EDI software and services. Mr. McNeill won a Gartner research writing award and has more than 20 years of experience in technology.

William McNeill's Recent Gartner Activity

Latest Research

Background

Previous Experience

Before joining AMR Research, Mr. McNeill was a Senior Technical Writer at Salesnet. Prior to Salesnet, he was a Technical Writer and Editor at Forrester Research. Mr. McNeill is also a published author and was an Editor for four years at Adams Media Corp., a business book publisher.

Professional Background

Forrester Research, Editor, 1 year
Salesnet, Technical Writer, 3 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Gartner Quarterly Research Award

Education

B.S., University of New Hampshire
Xi Sigma Pi Honor Society

Languages

English

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