Analyst Profile

Leah Johnson

Leah Johnson

VP, Advisory

28 years at Gartner , 

Roles and Responsibilities

Leah Johnson is a Vice President, Advisory at Gartner, where she leads the firm's global meeting series for chief HR officers and is one of the leaders of research teams focused on strategic HR topics including employee experience, culture, change management, innovation, digitalization, leadership, performance management, and succession management. Ms. Johnson has over 25 years of experience in conducting research and providing trusted advice in HR strategy. She also manages and hosts the global series of webinars for HR leaders. In addition, Ms. Johnson is a frequent speaker at Gartner's ReImagine HR Summit, external conferences and executive team offsites. She is a regular contributor to Gartner's ThinkCast series, and is consistently recognized as one of the top-scoring speakers for virtual events and at conferences and client meetings.

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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
M.B.A., Darden School of Business, University of Virginia



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