Sr Director Analyst
4 years at Gartner
25 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Paul Saunders is a Senior Research Director within the Gartner for General Managers team. In this role Mr. Saunders develops thought-leading research and provides strategic advice to the world's leading technology companies. He is Gartner's Vendor Lead Analyst for SAP. He has extensive global leadership experience and expertise in the development and execution of global technology strategies coupled with over 25 years' IT and software development experience.
Paul Saunders's Recent Gartner Activity
General Manager Insight: Align Your Product Roadmap With the ‘Future of Applications’ Strategic Roadmap and Hype Cycle
General Manager Insight: The Future of Applications — Help Your Customers Adopt the Right Skills, Values and Approach
Tech CEO Insight: How Middle-Aged ERP Vendors Can Live Happily Ever After With Their Customers
Gartner Tech Growth & Innovation Conference
18 May 2020 - 19 May 2020
Upcoming Gartner Events
Prior to this role, Mr. Saunders was the Chief Technology Officer and IT Director for the University of Dundee in Scotland, where he developed and led a high-performing higher education IT team rated first in Scotland and third in the U.K. He spent 14 years in leadership positions, including CIO, within Textron where he was responsible for multiple ERP programs, platforms, technologies and teams.
Textron, Vice President and CIO, 14 years
University of Dundee, Chief Technology Officer and Director, Information Technology, 4 years
Bachelor's degree (Honors), Performance Arts, Middlesex University, U.K.
Master's degree, Computer Information Systems, University of Phoenix, U.S.