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Ian Puddy

Expert Partner, Industry

Ian Puddy is a director with Gartner Consulting Europe, and is based in Manchester, England. Ian Puddy joined Gartner in 2001 and he has more than 30 years of IT-related industry experience, much of which has been gained while living and working across Europe.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner Consulting Mr. Puddy was Director of Group IT Strategy and Development for ICL where his achievements included the design and implementation of a new corporate IT infrastructure with a focus on mobile and remote working across 45 countries, and initiating a number of programs to improve the operational effectiveness of the business, particularly in the areas of ERP and CRM.


BSc (Hons), Computer Science, City University of London

Chartered systems engineer

Fellow of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management

Member of The British Computer Society

Member of the Association of Project Management

Post-graduate management training at Harvard Business School, Cranfield Business School and the European Business School Brussels

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