Analyst Profile

Christopher Ross

Christopher Ross

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  22 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Christopher Ross is a Research Director covering marketing leadership and management. He is focused on the structure and dynamics of next-generation marketing organizations, marketing innovation, B2B marketing, content marketing, buyer personas and digital marketing strategy.

Areas of Coverage

  • Digital Marketing


Previous Experience

Previously, Mr. Ross was the founder of Systym, a marketing experience design firm pioneering a customer-centric messaging and content development framework for clients such as Adobe, HP and others. His background includes work in technology, consumer products, sports marketing and an array of other categories. He has deep knowledge around practical application of marketing technologies and how marketing leaders can approach selection and implementation. He originally joined Gartner through the acquisition of Burton Group, where he and his team were responsible for Gartner digital marketing programs.

Professional Background

Aries Capital Partners, Chief Marketing Officer, 2 years
Gartner , VP, Digital Marketing, 7 years
Systym, Founder - Chief Marketing Officer, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades


B.S., Marketing and Advertising