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Management Team
Eugene A. Hall, Chief Executive Officer
Craig Safian, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Joe Beck, Executive Vice President, Global Technology Sales
Ken Davis, Executive Vice President, Products & Services
Alwyn Dawkins, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events
Michael P. Diliberto, Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Scott Hensel, Executive Vice President, Consulting
Jules Kaufman, Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Robin Kranich, Executive Vice President, Human Resources
David McVeigh, Executive Vice President, New Market Programs
Mike Harris, Executive Vice President, Research & Advisory
Chris Thomas, Executive Vice President, Global Business Sales

Eugene A. Hall
Chief Executive Officer

Gene Hall is Chief Executive Officer at Gartner.
Mr. Hall has been Chief Executive Officer and a director since August 2004. Prior to joining Gartner, he was a senior executive at Automatic Data Processing (ADP), a Fortune 500 global technology and service company, serving most recently as President, Employers Services Major Accounts Division, a provider of human resources and payroll services. Prior to joining ADP in 1998, Mr. Hall spent 16 years at McKinsey & Company, most recently as a Director.

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Craig Safian
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Craig Safian is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Gartner.
Mr. Safian joined Gartner in 2002. He has held numerous leadership positions in the company including: Group Vice President of Global Finance Strategy & Corporate Development, Group Vice President of Strategy, and Managing Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis. Prior to Gartner he held finance positions at Headstrong (now part of Genpact) and Bristol-Myers Squibb, and was an accountant for Friedman, LLP.
Mr. Safian holds a bachelor's degree from Rutgers College and an M.B.A. with a concentration in finance from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He also achieved C.P.A. licensure in the State of New York.

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Joe Beck
Executive Vice President, Global Technology Sales

Joe Beck is Executive Vice President, Global Technology Sales, at Gartner.
Mr. Beck joined Gartner in 1997 as a sales executive. Most recently, he was the leader of the Americas End User Sales organization. Prior to this role, Mr. Beck held positions of increasing seniority within sales. Before joining Gartner, Mr. Beck spent six years in sales at McGraw-Hill/Datapro Information Services.
Mr. Beck holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton. 

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Ken Davis
Executive Vice President, Products & Services

Ken Davis is Executive Vice President, Products & Services, at Gartner.
Mr. Davis joined Gartner in 2005 as Senior Vice President of Strategy, Marketing and Business Development. He has also held the roles of Senior Vice President, High-Tech and Telecom Programs and Senior Vice President, End-User Programs. Prior to Gartner, Mr. Davis was a partner at McKinsey & Company where he served software and services clients.
Mr. Davis holds a bachelor's degree from Middlebury College and a Ph.D. in atomic physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Alwyn Dawkins
Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events

Alwyn Dawkins is Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events, at Gartner.
Mr. Dawkins joined Gartner in 2002. Prior to Gartner, he spent 10 years at Richmond Events, culminating in his role as Executive Vice President responsible for the company’s North American business. Mr. Dawkins began his events career at Trinity Publishing and Exhibitions, which was later acquired by DMG (Daily Mail Group) World Media. 
Mr. Dawkins holds a bachelor of science degree in applied economics from the University of London.

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Michael P. Diliberto
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Michael P. Diliberto is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Gartner.
Mr. Diliberto joined as Chief Information Officer and a director of the company in May 2016. Prior to joining Gartner, he was Chief Information Officer at Priceline.com, a leader in online travel and related services. Prior to joining Priceline in 1998, Mr. Diliberto held senior roles leading content engineering and product automation. He also served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserves for nine years. Mr. Diliberto holds a bachelor of arts degree in computer science from State University of New York at New Paltz.

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Scott Hensel
Executive Vice President, Consulting

Scott Hensel is Executive Vice President, Consulting, at Gartner.
Mr. Hensel joined Gartner in 2017 as Executive Vice President, Consulting. Prior to Gartner, Mr. Hensel was President, Services, Parts and Customer Solutions, at Terex Corporation. Prior to joining Terex, Mr. Hensel was a partner at McKinsey & Company where he served clients in the IT and business services sectors.
Mr. Hensel holds a bachelor's degree from Brown University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Jules Kaufman
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary 

Jules Kaufman is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Gartner.
Mr. Kaufman joined Gartner in 2017 as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to Gartner, he was Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at Coty, a leading global beauty company. Prior to joining Coty, Mr. Kaufman was General Counsel, Europe/South Pacific at Colgate Palmolive, and prior to that he managed the Corporate, Securities and M&A practice at Colgate. Mr. Kaufman began his career practicing corporate law in New York.
Mr. Kaufman is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Robin Kranich
Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Robin Kranich is Executive Vice President, Human Resources, at Gartner. 
Ms. Kranich joined Gartner in 1994 and has held a variety of sales, operational and general manager roles. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, End-User Programs and Senior Vice President, Gartner Executive Programs. Earlier in her career at Gartner, she served as Vice President and Chief of Staff to the President. Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Kranich worked in the technology group at Marriott International.
Ms. Kranich holds a bachelor's degree from American University.

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David McVeigh
Executive Vice President, New Market Programs

David McVeigh is Executive Vice President, New Market Programs, at Gartner.
Mr. McVeigh joined Gartner in 2015 as Senior Vice President of New Market Programs. Prior to Gartner, Mr. McVeigh was a managing director at Hellman & Friedman, an operating partner at The Blackstone Group and a partner at McKinsey & Company. 
Mr. McVeigh holds a bachelor's degree from Lafayette College and master’s degrees from Stanford University and Columbia University.

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Mike Harris
Executive Vice President, Research & Advisory

Mike Harris is Executive Vice President, Research & Advisory, at Gartner. Mr. Harris joined Gartner in 1998 as a Senior Consultant before holding a number of management positions of increasing responsibility in Research & Advisory. Most recently, he held the position of Senior Vice President, IT Leaders & Tech Professionals Research. Prior to Gartner, Mr. Harris held various roles in Centel, Sprint, and AT&T. Mr. Harris holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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Chris Thomas
Executive Vice President, Global Business Sales

Chris Thomas is Executive Vice President, Global Business Sales, at Gartner.
Mr. Thomas joined Gartner in 2000 as a sales executive. Most recently, he was the leader of Americas Major Accounts Sales. Prior to this role, Mr. Thomas led the North America and Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) SMB sales organizations. Before joining Gartner, Mr. Thomas spent seven years in procurement, sales and marketing at Exxon Mobil.
Mr. Thomas holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Aston in Birmingham, England.

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