7 years at Gartner
19 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Lori Samolsky provides expertise to clients in the areas of software licensing, pricing and contract negotiation strategies for SAP and Workday to help achieve best-in-class, sustainable and flexible deals.
Areas of Coverage
- IT Asset Management
Lori Samolsky's Recent Gartner Activity
Predicts 2019: Negotiate Software and Cloud Contracts to Reduce Vendor Lock-In and Costs
Cut Costs and Reduce Risk When Negotiating SAP Licenses or Cloud Subscriptions
Minimize S/4HANA Migration Costs by Leveraging Conversion and Extension Policies and Your SAP Spend
Before joining Gartner, Mrs. Samolsky was responsible for the global procurement strategy, negotiation strategy and tactics, contract management, vendor strategy, vendor management and life cycle of the midrange application space in a large consumer goods manufacturing company.
Haagen-Dazs, Procurement Manager, 9 years
Mars, Global Software Asset Management/Global Procurement Manager Applications, 21 years
Gartner Research Award - Facilitation Excellence, 2014 and 2015
Gartner Research Award - Inquiry Excellence, 2014, 2015 and 2016
B.S., Marketing, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey