Analyst Profile

Keith Guttridge

Keith Guttridge

Research Director

4 years at Gartner ,  21 years industry experience
United Kingdom


Roles and Responsibilities

Keith Guttridge is a Research Director in the Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration group. His focus for middleware integration technologies is on-premises ESB suites, message-oriented middleware (MOM) and integration platform as a service (iPaaS) for integrating packaged applications such as CRM, ERP and SaaS applications, as well as custom applications such as web and mobile. From an architecture perspective, he focuses on SOA and EDA. He also covers organizational issues for integration, including integration competency centers (ICCs), integration strategy groups (ISGs) and centers of excellence (COEs).

Areas of Coverage

  • Application Development & Integration

Background

Previous Experience

While at Visa Europe, Mr. Guttridge was responsible for the middleware technology strategy and roadmap. He also worked as an integration architect on a large number of high-volume, card processing systems. Prior to that, he worked at IBM, initially as a developer on IBM integration products and finally as a consultant for the full IBM integration suite.

Professional Background

IBM , Middleware Consultant, 4 years
IBM, Middleware Product Developer, 5 years
Visa Europe, Middleware Architect, 9 years

Education

B.S., Computer Science, University of Hull
P.G.Dip., Software Engineering, Oxford University

Languages

English