Analyst Profile

Brent Cassell

Brent Cassell

VP, Advisory

19 years at Gartner,  12 years industry experience

Location:  Arlington, VA USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Brent Cassell is a VP, Advisory at Gartner, where he has worked for the past 18 years in both the HR and CIO Research Groups. His job is to help clients find the research they need, to help them understand that research, and to coach them through the implementation of those best practices in their own organizations. Currently, his research focuses on the Future of Work and Total Rewards. In 2022, he won Gartner’s award for Outstanding Thought Leadership for his work on Redesigning Work for the Hybrid World. He is also the Contributor Editor of HR Leaders Monthly and the Co-Host of the Talent Angle podcast


Previous Experience

Mr. Cassell joined CEB, now Gartner, in 2004 as a Research Associate with the Strategy Leadership Council, a program serving heads of corporate strategy and corporate development. In 2005, he moved to CEB's New Business Development team, where he launched new research programs for public-sector IT leaders and heads of investor relations and quality. In 2007, Mr. Cassell joined the IT Practice where he helped develop CEB's first training program for IT staff, the IT Business Leadership Academy. From 2008-2018, he worked as an Executive Advisor in both the CIO Research Group as well as the Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure and Operations teams.


  • B.A., Dickinson College
  • M.A., International Affairs, The George Washington University

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