Analyst Profile

Simon Yates

Simon Yates

Managing Vice President

4 years at Gartner ,  20 years industry experience
Boston, MA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Simon Yates is a Managing Vice President on the Gartner for Marketing Leaders team. His research coverage focuses on customer experience, with an emphasis on organizational design and strategy. He manages the Marketing Operations research team, which incorporates analytics, marketing management and customer experience.


Previous Experience

At 451, Mr. Yates was responsible for the design and growth of a new enterprise IT research and consulting service offering. At Forrester, he served CIO clients in mobile strategy and also ran the CIO Group Leadership Board peer networking business. Prior, he ran large IT research teams, led large client events in Europe and was a frequent keynote speaker at industry events.

Professional Background

451 Research, Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, 2 years
Forrester Research, Vice President and Principal Analyst, 12 years
McGraw-Hill Professional Technical Publishing Grp., Senior Acquisitions Editor, 3 years


B.A., English/Political Science, University of Rhode Island



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