Analyst Profile

Drew Tanenbaum

Drew Tanenbaum

Sr Director, Advisory

5 years at Gartner,  8 years industry experience

Location:  MD USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Drew Tanenbaum helps General Counsel become more effective organizational and functional leaders. He has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of legal leaders, supporting them on a range of initiatives including developing and managing ESG strategies and related reporting, personal and team strategy setting and prioritization, improving board effectiveness, transforming legal departments and improving organizational risk management, governance and oversight. In addition to advising individual clients, Drew has led numerous multi-client events and facilitated team discussions on topics such as effective personal leadership, ESG, M&A, business partnership, risk alignment and legal department transformation. Prior to joining Gartner, Drew worked as in-house counsel at PayPal and Citigroup, advising business partners on consumer protection, transactional, and product matters. Before moving in-house, he was an attorney at two large, national law firms working on M&A, commercial and public financing transactions, and corporate legal matters.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Tanenbaum worked as in-house counsel at PayPal and Citigroup. Before moving in-house, he was an attorney at two large, national law firms. As an attorney, he provided legal and business advice to clients on matters related to consumer protection, commercial and corporate transactions, product design and delivery, regulatory investigations and risk mitigation.

Professional Background

  • Citigroup, Assistant General Counsel, 2 years
  • PayPal, Senior Legal Counsel, 3 years


  • B.S., Economics, Lehigh University
  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America