Chris Ambrose specializes in vendor management, helping clients develop and mature their vendor management discipline and organizations. He specializes in the activities of vendor performance, relationship, risk and contract management, as well as strategic vendor management. His coverage includes solutions and tools for identifying, monitoring, and mitigating third-party and vendor risks.
Mr. Ambrose had more than 15 years of experience in the IT services industry. Prior to joining Gartner, he held various management positions across EDS's financial services and government vertical business units, including customer care, business development, account management and service delivery.
Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management Leaders
Vendor Management Strategy and Operations
B.A., Economics, University of Maryland
1Developing a vendor management program, office or discipline
2Managing strategic IT vendors and service providers and an ecosystem of supply
3Developing and operating a vendor risk management program
4The market for IT vendor risk management solutions
5Managing vendor performance including performance metrics and scorecards