Gartner Expert

Magnus Bergfors

Sr Director Analyst

Magnus Bergfors is part of the team covering Gartner's research on evaluating and deploying procurement and sourcing technologies, cross-industry and cross-technology. Solutions covered include spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract life cycle management, e-procurement, buy-side catalog management, supply base management and contingent workforce management solutions.

Previous experience

Mr. Bergfors has more than 10 years of experience in purchasing and supply chain management, more than half of this time spent in practitioner roles such as strategic buyer, category manager, e-sourcing manager and team leader for purchasing systems. Mr. Bergfors also has experience as a consultant both from a purchasing system vendor and from an independent consulting firm, where he headed the business area for purchasing systems.

Professional background

Effective Sourcing EFFSO AB

Head of Business Area Systems

Scandinavian Airlines

Team Leader Purchasing Systems, eSourcing Manager

IBX

Senior Consultant

Areas of coverage

Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Applications

Education

Master of Science in Industrial Management and Engineering, Linkoping Institute of Technology

Army Officers Training School, Swedish Army

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Leveraging technology for procurement transformation

2Procurement technology supplier evaluation and selection

3SaaS market trends and decision criteria

4Improving procurement technology adoption rates

5Positioning and investment prioritization for procurement technology vendors