Analyst Profile

Stephen Meyer

Stephen Meyer

Sr Director Analyst

7 years at Gartner ,  14 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Stephen Meyer is a Research Director in Gartner's Supply Chain group. Mr. Meyer joined Gartner with 19 years of experience in global supply chain management roles in the life sciences, chemical and retail industries. In his previous positions, he has had both functional and leadership responsibility for sourcing, procurement, planning/forecasting, operational excellence, warehousing, logistics and transportation.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Meyer worked for AngioDynamics, a medical device manufacturer headquartered in Albany, New York. At AngioDynamics, he led the Global Supply Chain department and was responsible for the purchasing, planning, warehouse and distribution teams. He has also held key roles in the supply chain organizations at Amazon, AMRI, C. R. Bard and GE. He has significant experience with ERP implementation and configuration, sales and operations planning, statistical forecasting and its application to production/buying models, and service analytics. He is also a certified Six Sigma black belt. He was awarded a graduate fellowship from the UM Program in Manufacturing (now Tauber Institute).

Professional Background

Albany Molecular Research, Director, Supply Chain Management, 4 years
AngioDynamics, Director, Global Supply Chain, 1 year
C. R. Bard, Materials Manager, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

1999 GE Plastics Global Sourcing 5-Step Award
2006 Bard Inventory Management Award
Co-inventor, "Method, System And Storage Medium For Viewing Product Delivery Information" (US Patent #6,530,518)


B.S.C. mechanical engineering, University of Michigan
Master's degree, manufacturing, University of Michigan



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