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


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


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



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