Analyst Profile

Ellen Eichhorn

Ellen Eichhorn

Sr Director Analyst

6 years at Gartner ,  35 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Ellen Eichhorn is a Research Director in Gartner's CIO Research Group. Using 35 years of consumer goods experience, Ms. Eichhorn covers AI, digital optimization/transformation, trends, corporate social responsibility within consumer goods manufacturing. In addition, she covers the practices of trade promotion management/optimization and revenue growth management.


Previous Experience

Prior to Gartner, Ms. Eichhorn was the CIO for North America supporting the regional delivery of IT applications and services for Henkel. She has in-depth experience in leadership, change management, application development/selection, service delivery, governance and sourcing. Prior to Henkel, she was with Ralston Purina. She held various positions, including working in the manufacturing facilities as a cost accountant and business analysis for application development.

Professional Background

Henkel, VP, IT Transformation, 17 years
Ralston Purina, Manager, Application Development, 13 years


Bachelor's degree, Business Administration, University of Iowa



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