Analyst Profile

Patrick Connaughton

Patrick Connaughton

Sr Director Analyst

3 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Patrick Connaughton is a part of the team that researches and advises companies on their long-term applications strategies. This includes application areas like ERP, supply chain, finance and procurement. Mr. Connaughton also researches the implications of emerging technology, like AI, RPA, blockchain, advanced analytics and virtual assistants on the enterprise applications space.


Previous Experience

Mr. Connaughton has over 17 years of experience in supply chain and procurement research and advisory roles. Before Mr. Connaughton joined Gartner, he was a Research Director at The Hackett Group. Previous to that, he was a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research and a consulting manager at Manhattan Associates, JDA Software and Accenture.

Professional Background

Forrester Research, Principal Analyst, 5 years
JDA Software (I2, Manugistics), Director, 2 years
The Hackett Group, Senior Research Director, 5 years


Bachelor of Science, Decision Information Science, University of Florida



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