Background and Direction
Earlier this spring, Pierre Mitchell and I had the chance to sit down with GEP at their global headquarters in New Jersey. During the discussion, we learned quite a bit about this unique firm’s offerings, market positioning, and strategic direction.
Because GEP is attempting to go where few have successfully gone before – combining significant proprietary software assets in an end-to-end procurement suite with both BPO and consulting services – it is worth stepping back to understand a bit about the provider’s offerings, history, and current go-to-market approach. Later we’ll offer our analysis about how GEP stacks up in the broader market compared to other services and software providers.
But in understanding what makes GEP tick, think about the following:
- The company is very closely held by the founders and management team. It is not influenced by an external board or private/public investors the way many competitors are in software and BPO areas
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