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Chris Steadley

MVP, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Chris Steadley serves on the Global HR Leadership Team as Managing Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). Prior to moving into the DEI role, Chris was a Senior Managing Partner in Gartner Consulting, where he worked from 2013 to 2020. Chris joined Gartner as a Senior Account Executive in 2012.

Outside of Gartner, Chris serves on the Advisory Board of Center for Global Business at University of Maryland, the Board of Directors for Ingenuity and as a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow.

Previous experience

Prior to Gartner, Chris was in PwC's Strategy & Operations consulting practice, where he led engagements focused on customer experience, business transformation, customer and supply chain management for clients in the security, telecommunications, aerospace and defense, and public-sector industries. Other past experiences include Deloitte Consulting, Oracle and Ingersoll-Rand. Chris served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mexico.

Professional background



Deloitte Consulting

Senior Consultant


Senior Engineer


M.B.A., Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park

M.S., Systems Engineering, The George Washington University

B.S., Management Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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