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Paul Dumas

Sr Director Analyst

Paul Dumas is a Senior Director Analyst in the Application Architecture, Infrastructure and Integration research group focusing on API strategies for IT and digital leaders. He has deep experience with establishing API centered approaches and cultures. His focus topics include API Lifecycle Management, API Development Standards, Monetization of APIs, as well as API platforms and gateways.

Previous experience

Previous to joining Gartner, Paul directed implementations of API management systems and migrations between API gateway platforms. He also was responsible for establishing development standards, organizing API discovery solutions for internal and external engineers, and evangelizing public API offerings.

Professional background


Senior Director

Market America %7C SHOP.COM

Senior Director


Independent Consultant

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies


B.Sc., Computer Science and Philosophy, North Carolina State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1API strategies and management

2API driven products and services

3API governance and standards

4API culture in organizations

5API platform comparisons