Analyst Profile

Eugene Quillen

Eugene Quillen

Sr Director, Analyst

3 years at Gartner ,  29 years industry experience
NC USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Eugene Quillen specializes in technology procurement, negotiation and contracting. Mr. Quillen leverages his extensive experience in developing, acquiring, deploying and managing technology to guide leaders on optimizing procurement effectiveness and contract negotiations. His research identifies best practices for the acquisition of software and SaaS as well as the transformation of procurement to be digital business ready. He provides "must have" client advice on software and SaaS contract terms reviews that include negotiation guidance and templates to ensure their success.

Areas of Coverage

  • IT Asset Management

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Quillen led the development, acquisition, deployment and management of technology for global 1000 enterprises. He has extensive experience working with senior leaders and technology suppliers to deliver innovation and successful business outcomes. He has led thousands of technology negotiations ranging from a few thousand dollars to hundreds of millions of dollars with hundreds of technology vendors.

Professional Background

Owen Steel, IS Manager, 1 year
UNUM, Systems Engineer, 10 years
VF Corp., Manager, Compliance and Licensing Services, 16 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

Certified Technology Procurement Executive

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Gardner-Webb University

Languages

English

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