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Andrew Humphreys

Sr Director Analyst

Andrew Humphreys' main focus is on Integration and API architectures, strategies and technologies including digital transformation and the API economy, Service-Orientated Architecture (SOA), Event Driven Architecture (EDA), Message-Oriented Middleware (MOM) and Business Process Management (BPM). He has deep specialist knowledge in the areas of API Lifecycle Management and API Monetization, and in Integration technologies include application integration software such as enterprise service bus (ESB), integration platform as a service (iPaaS) and including event brokers and Kafka. He also covers organizational issues for integration, including integration competency centers and centers of excellence (COEs).

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner Andrew worked at IBM for 28 years in a variety of roles related to integration. Most recently he was the Product Management leader for IBM Cloud Pak for Integration and before that for IBM Integration Bus and IBM App Connect.

Prior to working in product management he has over 20 years of experience working in consultancy services and technical pre-sales for integration technologies where His combination of technical knowledge and real-life project experience results in continuous requests to support various customer activities, including external speaker engagements, invitations to contribute to external publications, executive briefings, architectural / QA reviews and providing technical leadership in the delivery of projects.

Professional background


Product Manager


SOA and Integration Pre-Sales Architect


Integration Middleware Consultant

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies


BSc, Economics, City, University of London

MSc, Information Systems, University of Huddersfield

CEng, Information Technology, UK Engineering Council

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1API strategies and lifecycle management

2Integration Strategies

3API and Integration competency centers and centers of excellence

4Integration and API Management technologies