Analyst Profile

Stefan Van Der Zijden

Stefan Van Der Zijden

Sr Director Analyst

3 years at Gartner ,  32 years industry experience
Netherlands


Roles and Responsibilities

Stefan van der Zijden's research focuses on application strategy, application portfolio management and the impact of new trends on the application landscape. Mr. Van der Zijden has 30 years of experience in IT covering various platforms, methods and tools - from mainframe to mobile. The different roles, settings, assignments and experiences enable him to easily combine knowledge and context to gain oversight and create business value. His technical competencies, knowledge of industry processes and leadership ability make him equally at ease with technical issues as with strategy.

Areas of Coverage

  • Enterprise Business Applications & ERP
  • Application Development & Integration

Background

Previous Experience

Mr. Van der Zijden started his career at Capgemini working for 15 years in various development and management roles. After Capgemini, he worked for various IT service providers and customer organizations in technology leadership and architect positions. The majority of these roles included the turnaround, maturing and growing of the application and service organization. Mr. Van der Zijden has been responsible for software product management, software development, implementation services, consultancy and IT services. He has worked at SMEs as well as multinationals. His work with IT service providers and software product development was focused on professionalizing the organization and improving daily operations. In addition, Mr. Van der Zijden has experience with investments and M&As, especially in conducting due diligence and audits on IT products and IT service organizations.

Professional Background

Eperium Business Solutions, Operational Director, 1 year
NetEconomy/Fiserv, CTO/COO, 3 years
Wolters Kluwer - Global Shared Services, Enterprise Architect, 4 years

Languages

Dutch
English

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