Analyst Profile

Magnus Bergfors

Magnus Bergfors

Research Director

5 years at Gartner ,  10 years industry experience
Sweden


Roles and Responsibilities

Magnus Bergfors is part of the team covering Gartner's research on evaluating and deploying procurement and sourcing technologies, cross-industry and cross-technology. Solutions covered include spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract life cycle management, e-procurement, buy-side catalog management, supply base management and contingent workforce management solutions.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Bergfors has more than 10 years of experience in purchasing and supply chain management, more than half of this time spent in practitioner roles such as strategic buyer, category manager, e-sourcing manager and team leader for purchasing systems. Mr. Bergfors also has experience as a consultant both from a purchasing system vendor and from an independent consulting firm, where he headed the business area for purchasing systems.

Professional Background

Effective Sourcing EFFSO AB, Head of Business Area Systems, 2 years
IBX, Senior Consultant, 2 years
Scandinavian Airlines, Team Leader Purchasing Systems, eSourcing Manager, 3 years

Education

Army Officers Training School, Swedish Army
Master of Science in Industrial Management and Engineering, Linkoping Institute of Technology

Languages

Danish
English
Norwegian
Swedish