Gartner Expert

Christy Uher Ferguson

VP Analyst

Christy Uher Ferguson is a Vice President, Analyst on the Technology and Service Provider Tech Marketing team at Gartner, where she advises tech marketing leaders on managing and improving team performance. Her areas of focus include the hiring and retaining talent, marketing's influence on business outcomes and building Centers of Excellence, in addition to marketing event strategies. She also covers ABM and event technology platforms.

Previous experience

Ms. Ferguson has more than 24 years of B2B marketing experience, including 12 years of high-technology marketing experience for enterprise software and service vendors in marketing leadership positions at Pearson Education (education technology group), Teradata/Aprimo, SDL and ASG Technologies.

She began her career on the agency side of the business developing strategic marketing plans for B2B clients. In her most recent role, at ASG Technologies, she built and launched the company's visual identity, content marketing and demand generation initiatives, including infrastructure to support sales and marketing alignment.

Professional background

ASG Technologies

Vice President, Marketing

SDL

Vice President, Marketing

Aprimo/Teradata

Director, Communications & Content Strategy

Areas of coverage

Marketing Impact

Marketing Agility

Education

B.S., Marketing, West Chester University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1How to select account-based marketing technologies.

2How to leverage events (face to face and virtual) to drive demand.

3How to develop and implement a thought leadership marketing strategy aligned to buyers and buying streams.

4Hiring and retaining tech marketing talent to impact business performance and the skills necessary to support revenue growth.

5Building Functional Centers of Excellence to support marketing in a TSP