Gartner Expert

Mike Burkett

Distinguished VP Analyst

Mike Burkett is a VP and Distinguished Analyst for the Gartner Supply Chain team, drawing on more than 18 years of manufacturing industry experience introducing and supporting products from concept to end of life. Mr. Burkett advises clients on supply chain strategy and transformation with recent research on the impact of digital business on supply chains. He previously led Gartner's cross-industry research on product life cycle supply chain strategy and co-authored the first industry publication to define the product life cycle management market.

Previous experience

Mr. Burkett came to Gartner following the company's acquisition of AMR Research. During his 11 years at AMR Research, he, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt, led research on product life cycle management, lean supply chain and value chain issues impacting industrial manufacturers.

Professional background

AMR Research

Vice President

Invensys, The Foxboro Co.

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer


Applications Engineer/Manufacturing Engineer

Areas of coverage

Supply Chain Strategy, Leadership and Governance (retired)


B.A., Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Wentworth Institute of Technology

M.B.A., Babson College

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Supply chain strategy and transformation

2How to prepare the supply chain for digital business

3How to define a digital supply chain road map

4Future supply chain trends

5How to assess supply chain maturity