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Christian Titze

VP Analyst

Christian Titze is a Research Vice President with nearly three decades of professional experience in general IT and business application management (SCM and ERP).

Mr. Titze is part of the SCM analyst team covering the IT/supply chain alignment from a technology perspective, with special attention to architecture, technology enablement/transformation and wider application topics. He also acts as agenda manager for supply chain technology, managing and coordinating related research activities on global scale. He covers a wide range of industry sectors, primarily industrial and engineering products. His regional coverage is essentially Europe, but he also offers client and sales support across the globe.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Titze spent about 15 years in IT, manufacturing, technology and consulting industries, working for Henkel CEE, KPMG Peat Marwick, Plaut, MAS/IBM and Teleflex on a global basis. From being a system analyst and technical consultant to establishing and managing an ESP/IT competence center as managing director, he has extensive work experience within each level of projects and organizations.

Professional background

Teleflex IT Services (DE)

Managing Director


Managing Principal (Managing Partner)

Plaut (U.S.)

Practice Lead

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Technology Strategy and Selection

Supply Chain Strategy, Leadership and Governance (retired)


Master of Business Data Processing (Informatics), Technical University of Vienna

Degree of Data Processing Specialist, Vienna Institute of Business Development

Thunderbird International Consortium Program, U.S. Graduate School of International Management

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1What digital impact do IT decisions have on SC?

2What are emerging/strategic technologies for SC?

3How do I best align/improve IT and SC?

4What are the application building blocks relevant for SC?

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