Analyst Profile

Micky Keck

Micky Keck

Director Analyst

1 year at Gartner ,  18 years industry experience
OH USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Micky Keck 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. Keck also researches the implications of emerging technology, like AI, RPA, blockchain, advanced analytics and virtual assistants on the enterprise applications space. etailed solutions and markets covered include:E-Sourcing, Spend Analytics, Contract Lifecycle Management, Buy-side Catalog Management, e-Procurement, Supply Base Management (Including Supplier Information Management (SIM) and Supplier Risk Management), e-Invoicing, AP Invoice Automation (APIA), Procure-to-Pay Suites, Source-to-Pay Suites Cost Savings Management, and Supplier Portals. He can also provide guidance on planning for and sourcing these solutions, implementation best practices, and on-going support considerations.

Background

Previous Experience

While at Aquiire, Mr. Keck held many jobs including Director of Implementation and support where he directly worked with customers to implement the Aquiire E-Procurement software suite, consulted with customers on how to solve specific procurement problems, oversaw and implemented our E-Invoicing software, worked closely with suppliers onboarding them to the Aquiire platform via OCI, cXML, XML, EDI, and supported sales inquiries. He moved to the product side where he developed the product roadmap and wrote product specifications. His focus was on supplier functionality and enablement. Finally, he researched and internally consulted on new technologies such as Blockchain and B2B social networks. At Lexmark, he primary worked heavily on streamlining and automating procurement functions. As part of this, he lead the global SAP rollout as the Procure to Pay lead. This included implementing ECC MM, SRM 7.0, SNC 5.1, CLM 2.0 and SAP eSourcing Modules. During that time he also oversaw Lexmark's Spend Analysis program and Cost Management system.

Professional Background

Aquiire, Director Product Management, 6 years
Lexmark, SBM Practices and Systems Manager, 10 years

Education

BA Finance, Michigan State University
MBA Supply Chain, Michigan State University

Languages

English

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