Christopher Dixon is a Senior Principal Analyst with Gartner Research. Mr. Dixon provides advice about software and cloud contract negotiations, software audits, and IT asset disposition (ITAD). He has a particular vendor emphasis on Google infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and productivity suite, IBM software and Software as a Service (SaaS), and Tableau analytics software. His coverage area includes negotiating strategies, pricing, terms and conditions, and software audit strategies that result in one-time and ongoing savings to organizations. He also covers ITAD strategy, vendors, data sanitization and environmental disposition.
Previously, Mr. Dixon provided peer-community-based research for the Gartner for Enterprise IT Leaders (EITL) product, specifically about infrastructure and operations and security and risk management domains.
Sourcing, Procurement and Vendor Management Leaders
Negotiating IT Contracts
B.A., cum laude, Economics, Wabash College
1Google Cloud Platform and Workspace negotiations - pricing and terms and conditions
2IBM software and SaaS negotiations - pricing and terms and conditions
3Software audit preparation, management, and settlement negotiations
4ITAD strategy and vendors
5Tableau analytics contract negotiations