Gartner Expert

Sallie W Van Tassel

Director, Team Manager

Sallie Van Tassel is Director of HR Executive Networks at Gartner. In this role, she leads a team of researchers overseeing the critical advisory boards that support Gartner in its mission of serving senior HR executives globally. These advisory boards constitute the most senior leaders from the most progressive organizations in the world.

Her experience includes best practices research leadership, product strategy and new product development, client advisory work and virtual training, as well as executive search. She has spent the majority of her career in research and product management roles focused on delivering decision support to senior executives in the human resources and finance functions.

Previous experience

In her previous role, she managed new product launches end-to-end, including project plan development, market research, product testing, internal stakeholder training, and product roll-out/marketing for products in the talent assessment space. She also has experience overseeing program operations, including client website optimization, newsletter communications and marketing collateral development. She began her career in research roles of increasing responsibility.


B.Sc. International Relations and History, Upper Second Class Honors, London School of Economics and Political Science.

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