Gartner Expert

Neil Chandler

Managing Vice President

Neil Chandler is a Gartner Managing VP, responsible for the Business Analytics and Data Science team. Mr. Chandler has a leading position in driving Gartner's research into business analytics and data science incorporating organizational approaches, value and data-driven strategies, visualization and storytelling, metrics, and performance management.

Mr. Chandler has worked with large and midsize enterprises, from all over the world, in a diverse range of industry sectors, including telecommunications, financial services, retail, government, natural resources, utilities and manufacturing. This includes researching and advising organizations on market trends, solution providers and best practices.

Roles and responsibility

Chief Analytics Officer (CAO)

BI & Analytics Leader

IT related to business intelligence, analytic applications and performance management

Finance related to budgeting, planning, forecasting, financial reporting, consolidation, strategy and scorecards, and profitability modeling

Previous experience

Mr. Chandler joined Gartner in 2006 and has more than 20 years of experience in strategic product marketing, project management and implementation projects in the field of business intelligence, corporate performance management and information systems.

Professional background

Infor (Formerly Systems Union)

Product Marketing Director - CPM

Kalido

Strategic Marketing Manager

Crystal Decisions (Formerly Seagate Software)

EMEA Product Marketing Manager

Areas of coverage

IT Strategic Planning (retired)

Data and Analytics Leaders

Analytics (retired)

Business Intelligence and Performance Management (retired)

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Helping to establish a business analytics strategy and roadmap.

2Helping to establish or expand the organizational approaches to support business analytics.

3Helping to define a metrics framework or KPIs to measure business value.

4Helping to integrate advanced and predictive analytics into existing BI investments.

5SMB: Business intelligence, analytics and performance management.