Gartner Expert

Brian Kropp

Distinguished VP, Research

Brian Kropp oversees the research, tools, services and support that we provide to CHROs and their leadership teams.

Roles and responsibility

CHRO, VP Talent Management, VP D&I, VP Total Rewards, VP Learning and Development, VP Recruiting

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Mr. Kropp worked in a variety of roles, conducting different types of economic analyses to drive critical business outcomes.

Professional background

World Bank


RTI International



Ph.D., Public Policy and Applied Economics, Ph.D. University of North Carolina

M.S., Economics, Clemson University

B.S., Economics, Clemson University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Improving talent outcomes

2Driving CHRO effectiveness

3Building leadership bench strength

4Improving diversity and inclusion

5Leveraging rewards strategies