Author Profile

Yefim Natis

Yefim Natis

Distinguished VP Analyst

28 years at Gartner,  46 years' experience

Location:  USA  |  Language(s):  English, Russian

Roles and Responsibilities

Yefim Natis is a Distinguished Vice President and Fellow Emeritus in Gartner Research. His main research themes include composable business(technology, architecture, organization and leadership mindset); the key trends in cloud platform services (vendors, technologies and architectures); event-driven and service-oriented computing architectures. He leads Gartner's cloud platform and composable business research communities. Mr. Natis' work spans the key trends, vendor strategies and best user practices across these research themes. He regularly presents at Gartner conferences, executive briefings and webinars.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Natis worked at Magna Software, a software startup where he was the Director of Software Architecture and the principal architect of Magna X, a generator of service-oriented enterprise transaction processing applications. His experience also includes IT architecture and IT management positions at Hogan Systems and Citi Group. He has over 35 years of experience in enterprise IT.

Professional Background

  • Citi Corp., AVP, Advanced Technology, 4 years
  • Hogan Systems/Henco Research, Partner, VP, Director, Product manager, Solution Architect, Programmer, 5 years
  • Magna Software, Principal Software Architect, 5 years


  • Advanced Studies Degree, Applied Mathematics, Riga Polytechnic, Latvia

Industry Awards/Accolades

  • Gartner Annual Thought Leadership Award, 2004
  • Gartner Annual Thought Leadership Award, 2007
  • Gartner Annual Thought Leadership Award, 2008
  • Gartner Annual Thought Leadership Award, 2016
  • Gartner Annual Thought Leadership Award, 2020
  • Gartner Thought Leadership Award, Q2 2000