Analyst Profile

Linda R. Cohen

Linda R. Cohen

Managing VP

23 years at Gartner ,  36 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Linda Cohen is a Managing Vice President in Gartner Research, where she leads the team of analysts responsible for the development of Gartner's IT procurement, asset and vendor management research. She previously held the position of Chief of Research for IT Services and Sourcing. Ms. Cohen co-authored the book "Multisourcing: Moving Beyond Outsourcing to Achieve Growth and Agility," published November 2005 by Harvard Business School Press.

Areas of Coverage

  • Outsourcing & IT Services


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Cohen worked for a large IT services vendor in various management positions, ranging from program director of outsourcing operations to outsourcing marketing director in both government and commercial markets.

Professional Background

CSC, Outsourcing Program Director, Marketing Director, 12 years
U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, Program Director, 12 years


Psychology major, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York