Sr Director Analyst
4 years at Gartner
29 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Brett Sparks is a Sr. Director Analyst at Gartner in the IT Leaders Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management team. Mr. Sparks covers the IT managed services market, in particular, managed services and trends, provider selection, sourcing strategy, contracts and negotiation and cost optimization. Mr. Sparks also guides Gartner clients in injecting thought leadership, innovation and transformation into services partnerships.
Brett Sparks's Recent Gartner Activity
Mr. Sparks has over 29 years of experience in the IT industry including international operations management, program and project management, enterprise architecture, and mergers and acquisitions. He has worked in manufacturing, insurance, legal, health care, finance, and government industries on programs throughout EMEA, NA, and AP regions. He has led teams at Arthur Andersen, Ohio Casualty Group, Tempur-Pedic (now Tempur Sealy) and Lexmark International. Before entering the private sector, he served nine years active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps in various leadership roles around the globe.
Lexmark International, Inc., Global Alliance Manager, Vendor Management, 13 years
Ohio Casualty Group, Enterprise Architect, 3 years
Tempur-Pedic, Global IT Infrastructure and Operations Manager, 2 years