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Jason Chapman

Managing Vice President

Jason Chapman is a Managing Vice President within Gartner's IT Sourcing, Procurement & Vendor Management research practice, where he leads a global team of experts focused on supporting software engineering leaders.

Prior to his current role, he was part of the Technology and Service Provider practice where he managed a team focused on personal technologies and data centre infrastructure markets.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Chapman worked for Alcatel Lucent as a Marketing Manager where he provided assistance to incumbent and new mobile network operators in developing market-entry and longer-term strategies for applications and services.

Before this, he was a product manager within their wireless infrastructure division. Previously, he spent time at Celoxica an FPGA start-up company and worked for Vodafone as a project manager and a network engineer.

He has more than 30 years of experience in the industry, gained from working for an infrastructure supplier, a start-up and communications service provider.

Professional background

Alcatel Lucent

Marketing Manager


Alliances Manager

Vodafone Group

Project Manager

Areas of coverage

IT Contracts Negotiations


B.Sc., Electronic Engineering, University of Wales, Bangor, With Honors

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