Analyst Profile

James F. Hines

James F. Hines

Research Director

20 years at Gartner ,  33 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Jim Hines is Research Director for automotive electronics at Gartner. Current areas of research focus include connected vehicles, automated driving technologies and powertrain electrification.

Areas of Coverage

  • Semiconductors


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Hines worked at capital equipment makers Applied Materials and Genus, where he was in product management and marketing. Before this, he was a semiconductor sales engineer at Texas Instruments.

Professional Background

Applied Materials, Product Marketing Engineer, 5 years
Genus, Product Marketing Manager, 4 years
Texas Instruments, Field Sales Engineer, 4 years


B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara