Analyst Profile

Carolina Valencia

Carolina Valencia

VP, Team Manager

12 years at Gartner,  3 years industry experience

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

Roles and Responsibilities

Carolina Valencia is a VP Team Manager in the HR practice. She leads a team of researchers working on the following KIs: CHRO Effectiveness, HR Functional Management and Strategy, Talent and Performance Management and Total Rewards. While currently Carolina's focus is on developing her team and ensuring her team can deliver on client's critical priorities as it relates to these topics, her own research expertise is primarily on The Human Deal (EVP), Employee Well-Being, Total Rewards Communications and Pay Equity.


Previous Experience

Carolina managed a research team and conducted research on economic development. This included topics such as food desserts, banking the underbanked populations, how to improve census counts, among other topics.

Professional Background

  • Social Compact, Director of Research , 6 years


  • B.A., Political Science/Minor Speech Communications
  • Florence Bayuk Fellowship in Latin American Political Economy
  • Florida International University Teaching Assistantship
  • M.A., Political Science
  • Ph.D., Political Science
  • Tinker Grant for Dissertation Research

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