Analyst Profile

Jess Walker

Jess Walker

Principal, Advisory

4 years at Gartner,  4 years industry experience

Location:  FL USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Jess is part of the Advisory Talent Lab supporting Tech Product Marketers with their messaging strategies. In this role she focuses on general messaging and positioning to ensure the message resonates with all stakeholders and not just technical stakeholders. She reviews websites, sales decks, positioning frameworks, and job descriptions. *Please note, sales decks are not reviewed from a sales enablement or sales effectiveness perspective. She previously served within Gartner's research engagement services department, and prior to Gartner she worked in Higher Education in Advising and Instruction; as well as the DoD Navy on Pearl Harbor advising active duty sailors on their PCS Move and Educational Advancement.


Previous Experience

Advisor/Adjunct Instructor - advise undergraduate students on degree completion requirements; instruct undergraduate level courses in Speech and Student Transition subjects. Department of Defense Human Resources Assistant - working with active duty sailors for the PCS move with their families, advising on document preparation for them and their families, as well as working in the educational service office and advising on documentation needed prior to advancement testing.

Professional Background

  • Department of Defense, GS Human Resources Assistant, 3 years
  • Florida Gulf Coast University, Advisor/Adjunct Instructor, 5 years
  • Florida SouthWestern State College, Advisor/Adjunct Instructor, 2 years


  • B.A. Communication, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • M.A. Communication, Marist College

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