Gartner Expert

Mark L Whittle

VP, Advisory

Mark Whittle is a Vice President of Research & Advisory with Gartner's HR practice. Mr. Whittle's responsibilities are to assist clients with their priority projects and challenges through his deep knowledge of Gartner's HR best practices, benchmarking and research insights. He has particular expertise in HR Function Strategy and Management, HR organizational structures, building CHRO influence with the CEO & Board, and Employee Experience/EVP/Culture.

Previous experience

Prior to this, Mr. Whittle was involved in Strategy/Management Consulting.

Professional background


Vice President, Research & Advisory


Senior Manager, Strategy Consulting

U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO)


Areas of coverage

CHRO Effectiveness

Employee Experience

HR Function Strategy and Management


M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

B.A., Economics and Spanish, Claremont McKenna College.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1HR Strategy

2HR Structures and Operating Models

3Employee Experience, Engagement, Culture

4Working With CEO/Board and CHRO Escalation

5HR Business Partners