Gartner Expert

Yefim V. Natis

Distinguished VP Analyst

Yefim Natis is a Distinguished Vice President and Fellow in Gartner Research. His main research themes include the Future of Applications, Composable Enterprise and Intelligent Composable Business; also the key trends in enterprise platforms and PaaS; event-driven and service-oriented computing architectures. He leads Gartner's PaaS, Composable Future of Applications, and event-driven computing research communities. Mr. Natis' work spans key trends, best user practices and vendor strategies across these research themes. He regularly presents at Gartner conferences, executive briefings and webinars.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Natis worked at Magna Software, a software startup where he was the Director of Software Architecture and the principal architect of Magna X, a generator of service-oriented enterprise transaction processing applications. His experience also includes IT architecture and IT management positions at Hogan Systems and Citi Group. He has over 35 years of experience in enterprise IT.

Professional background

Magna Software

Principal Software Architect

Citi Corp.

AVP, Advanced Technology

Hogan Systems/Henco Research

Partner, VP, Director, Product manager, Solution Architect, Programmer

Areas of coverage

Applications and Software Engineering Leaders

Software Engineering Technologies


Advanced Studies Degree, Applied Mathematics, Riga Polytechnic, Latvia

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1The strategic Future of Applications and composable business: new architectures, user best practices, and vendor strategies

2Strategic trends in platform innovation: PaaS, API-centric SaaS, CIPS, Distributed Cloud, Democratization

3Event-driven computing, architecture and vendor landscape; Continuous Intelligence

4Mega-vendor strategies, including AWS, Microsoft, Google, Salesforce, IBM, Oracle, and SAP

5Enterprise transformation