Gartner Expert

Benjamin P Seesel

VP, Advisory

Vice President, Research, Financial Services Practice

Ben is a Washington DC-based VP with Gartner's Financial Services Practice with over twenty years of experience in consulting and business intelligence solutions. The scope of his experience includes financial services and corporate strategy with a focus on developing growth strategies and driving change at large financial institutions.

As a VP of Advisory within Gartner's Financial Services Practice, Ben works with senior executives and their teams around the world to address some of today's most pressing financial services challenges, including digital business innovation; enhancing the client experience; developing a world-class talent bench; responding to technology disruption; and driving sales transformation.

Prior to joining Gartner's Financial Services Practice, Ben spent many years in research, advisory, and product management within CEB, now Gartner's Strategy Practice. He received a degree in History from Haverford College.

Previous experience

Over the past 21 years he has worked in research, advisory, and product management at CEB, now Gartner, spanning across the company's FS, strategy and R&D practices.

Areas of coverage

Corporate Strategic Planning

Financial Services Digital Business Strategy and Innovation

Financial Services Operational Excellence and Cost Optimization

Financial Services Business Leadership and Strategy

Financial Services Customer Experience, Talent and Delivery


B.A, History from Haverford College

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Strategy Development and Growth

2Sales Effectiveness

3Digital Business Transformation

4Client Experience Improvement

5Talent Development