Analyst Profile

Tamra Hall

Tamra Hall

VP, Executive Partner

13 years at Gartner ,  31 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Dr. Tamra Hall's career has focused on the intersection of technology and business performance. She applies her doctorate in organizational/industrial psychology to guide enterprises as they tackle the business process, cultural and workforce issues to fully integrate emerging technologies for competitive advantage. In her eight years at Gartner as Vice President and Executive Partner, Dr. Hall has advised CIOs on the full range of topics from strategic planning, governance and portfolio management to tactical implementation of emerging technologies as business enablers. Many of her CIO clients manage large global IT enterprises that deal with complex security, advanced big data analytics, shared services, private and public cloud implementation, demanding customers, and diverse business priorities. She also conducts an annual Gartner Emerging Technologies Showcase that highlights new capabilities that Gartner assesses to have significant impact on future business practices such as 3D printing, robotics and augmented/virtual reality. Dr. Hall is a frequent speaker at IT conferences and recently spoke at the annual meeting for National Association for Corporate Board Directors on what CIOs wish board members understood. She is an expertly trained facilitator and executive coach guiding CIOs and their teams to tackle their most ambitious enterprise change initiatives. She is an authority in evaluation methodologies and metrics to assess the impact of work practices and technologies on business outcomes. In an era of digital business, it is imperative for CIOs to master the identification and insertion of competitively differentiating technologies.

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Previous Experience

Dr. Hall has spent 28 years advising IT professionals and business executives on the application of technology for business advantage.


Doctoral degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Kansas State University