Analyst Profile

George Penn

George Penn

Managing Vice President

18 years at Gartner,  25 years industry experience

Location:  MD USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

George Penn currently manages a Global Team of Executive Advisors and Researchers in Gartner's HR Practice. In addition to his management responsibilities, Mr. Penn works directly with clients on issues impacting the CHRO, CEO and Board of Directors. Mr. Penn provides executives with practical support on Talent Management and HR Operational issues related to organizations' biggest workforce challenges. He leverages his 25+ years of research, consulting and practitioner experience in the HR space.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Penn was an HR Consultant to Fortune 500 organizations on issues of HR technology, mergers and acquisitions, and communications.

Professional Background

  • CEB/Gartner, Principal Executive Advisor, 14 years
  • Institutional Shareholder Services, Senior Product Manager, 2 years
  • Willis Towers Watson, Human Capital and HR Technologies Consultant, 9 years


  • B.A., History, University of Maryland College Park
  • M.S., Technology Management, University of Maryland University College