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February Meeting – Gartner: Vendor Management Amidst Vendor Consolidation

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Prepaid – $100

Vendor Management Amidst Vendor Consolidation
Chris Ambrose, Gartner Analyst

With the current economic climate causing numerous mergers & acquisitions of technology vendors, how does IT mitigate the risk of vendor acquisitions and negotiate contracts? Chris Ambrose, a Senior Analyst from Gartner, will help us navigate the issues we should consider.

Chris Ambrose is a Senior Analyst with Gartner specializing in vendor management, helping clients develop and mature their vendor management discipline and organizations. He specializes in the activities of vendor performance, relationship, risk and contract management, as well as strategic vendor management. His coverage includes solutions and tools for identifying, monitoring, and mitigating third-party and vendor risks.

Mr. Ambrose had more than 15 years of experience in the IT services industry. Prior to joining Gartner, he held various management positions across EDS’s financial services and government vertical business units, including customer care, business development, account management and service delivery.

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5:00 – 6:15P – Networking
6:15 – 6:45P – Dinner
6:45 – 7:00P – Chapter Business
7:00 – 8:00P – Presentation
8:00 – 8:30P – Networking
8:30 – 9:00P – Members In Transition


Please register for the event or email your RSVP to Karen Kostulas.
Please include your full name, professional title, with company email in the message.

SIM NJ Members $70.00, non-member guests $100.00. Non-member guests must be accompanied by a member.


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February 13
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Prepaid – $100
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Madison Hotel
One Convent Road
Madison, NJ United States
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