Analyst Profile

Elizabeth Beard

Elizabeth Beard

Director Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  6 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Elizabeth Beard is a Director Analyst within Gartner's Sales Research practice and is based out of Nashville, TN. In this role, Ms. Beard works closely with sales leaders across a variety of industries, geographies and sizes so they can learn and apply best practices that will help them to benchmark, upgrade and stay ahead in key areas of strategic and tactical importance. She is particularly focused on areas such as sales motions and sales methodologies.


Previous Experience

Ms. Beard joined Gartner's Sales Advisory practice in 2018, and has more than 15 years of experience in various sales, sales training, and sales enablement roles in a number of different industries and organizations. Her previous roles include both inside and outside sales, channel sales, acquisition sales (hunter), account management (farmer), sales management, sales training, learning and development, coaching, mentorship, sales enablement, sales operations, sales methodology implementation and execution, and ROI analysis for sales training. Gartner Sales Expert since 2018 6 years in IT industry 15+ years overall sales experience, including training, enablement, and strategy

Professional Background

Forrester, Senior Sales Trainer, 2 years
Softchoice , Sales Excellence / Enablement - Development Coach Supervisor , 1 year
VMware (and AirWatch), Performance Consultant (Sales Enablement Manager) , 4 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

In 2017 I was recognized as #8 out of 100 Sales Coaches You Should Know from Ambition



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