Analyst Profile

Brad Holmes

Brad Holmes

Managing Vice President

3 years at Gartner ,  16 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Brad Holmes is a Managing Vice President in Gartner's Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Research practice. Mr. Holmes manages our Healthcare Payer and Life Sciences teams. He helps CIOs navigate their technology and business strategy challenges. His background is in innovation, digital business, product development and customer experience working with health plans, technology startups, major employers and provider organizations. Mr. Holmes works with CIOs, executive committees and boards of directors to shape their strategies, create new value and measure their success in meeting the evolving demands of their business and consumer customers.


Previous Experience

Previously, Mr. Holmes has delivered research and consultative guidance to senior executives to use technology effectively to achieve their business goals. Designed and implemented new insurance products and supplemental benefits for both a major health payer and a global employer. He has also helped start new businesses in urgent care, online pharmacy, and consumer e-commerce. Mr. Holmes has also managed revenue cycles for group medical practices.

Professional Background

Forrester Research, VP and Group Director, Healthcare, Government and Tech Marketing and Sales, 14 years
Mobil Oil, Director of Benefits, 4 years
UnitedHealth Group, Vice President, Product Development, 4 years


B.A., Healthcare Policy Studies, Dartmouth College
M.B.A., General Management, Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, Faculty Award for Academic Excellence



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