Analyst Profile

Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson

VP, Advisory

29 years at Gartner ,  -1 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Leah Johnson is a Vice President, Advisory at Gartner, where she provides insight and actionable advice to HR leaders through one-on-one conversations and in facilitating global meeting series for chief HR officers and heads of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She's also one of the leaders of research teams focused on strategic HR topics including employee experience, culture, change management, advancing underrepresented talent and supporting mental health and wellness in the workplace. Ms. Johnson has over 26 years of experience as a trusted advisor to senior HR leaders of companies around the world. She is a frequent speaker at Gartner's ReImagine HR Summit, external conferences, webinars and executive team offsites. Ms. Johnson is a regular contributor to Gartner's ThinkCast series, and is consistently recognized as one of the company's top-scoring speakers .

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Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Johnson started and ran the European Operations for the healthcare arm of The Advisory Board Company, based in London. She spent four years building the European business and expanding client relationships 300%.

Professional Background

GE, HR Leadership Program Intern, 1 year
The Advisory Board Company, Managing Director, 5 years
VSA International, Communications Manager, 2 years


B.A., English (with Honors) and Economics, College of William and Mary. Presidential Scholar, College of William and Mary.
M.B.A., Darden School of Business, University of Virginia



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