Gartner Expert

Sean Holbert

Sr Director, Advisory

Sean Holbert is an Advisor working with Market Insights & Analytics leaders and their teams at the world's largest companies.

Currently, he works with heads of Insights and Analytics functions to help them navigate significant challenges and changes facing those functions, including:

- How do we organize and align the function for greater agility and speed?

- How can we increase the impact our insights have on the business?

- What are the most important skills a modern insights or analytics professional needs?

As an Advisor, Mr. Holbert shares highlights from key research and best practices to help clients establish a plan to adapt, tailor, and implement the strategies and tactics necessary to develop best-in-class insights and analytics organizations.

Mr. Holbert brings to his clients a background and deep expertise in market research, insights, analytics, and customer experience.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Holbert spent more than a decade in the market insights industry, partnering with leading brands to deliver successful online communities, customer co-creation work, and user experience research.

Areas of coverage

Marketing Data and Analytics

Branding and Value Proposition (retired)

Market Insights and Analytics Management


B.S., Business Administration, Marketing, The College of New Jersey

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Developing best-in-class insights and analytics functions

2Enabling critical business decisions with insights

3Synthesizing multiple, disparate sources of data and information

4Increasing the impact insights has on business outcomes

5Effectively communicating insights to influence action

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