Analyst Profile

Kaitlynn Sommers

Kaitlynn Sommers

Sr Principal Analyst

2 years at Gartner ,  1 year industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Kaitlynn Sommers is a Sr. Principal Analyst and part of the team covering Gartner's research on evaluating and deploying procurement, and strategic sourcing applications, cross-industry and cross-technology. Solutions covered include e-sourcing, spend analysis, contract life cycle management, buy-side catalog management, e-procurement, supply base management and contingent workforce management solutions.

Kaitlynn Sommers's Recent Gartner Activity

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Previous Experience

Ms. Sommers has more than eight years experience in strategic sourcing, contracting, procurement, and supply base management as a practitioner in the retail industry. Before joining Gartner, Ms. Sommers held a variety of positions managing the procurement of indirect good and services. She also managed the selection, implementation and continuous improvement projects for multiple procurement and sourcing technology initiatives.

Professional Background

Kohl's Department Stores, Assistant Manager of Procurement, 7 years
Lowe's Companies, Inc., Operations Improvement Analyst, 1 year


Bachelor of Science, Supply Chain & Information Systems, The Pennsylvania State University



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