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Swagatam Basu

Sr Director, Quantitative Analytics and Data Science

Swagatam Basu is a Senior Director, Research in Gartner's HR Practice. He covers topics such as leader and manager effectiveness, learning & development and recruiting. His core focus is on manager development and has been involved in this space sine 2017 across research initiatives such as the Connector Manager research and the latest 2023 HR practice strategic research on manager effectiveness.

He specializes in leading research initiatives that include extensive quantitative analysis, structured and unstructured data mining and predictive modelling. He and his team have won the Gartner's annual award for content excellence in the quantitative analytics and data science categories twice- in 2022 for CEO Talent Champions and in 2019 for Talent IQ.

Previous experience

Before joining Gartner, Swagatam has worked in enterprise architecture and software application design in the financial services industry.

Professional background

Bank of New York Mellon

Associate Program Manager


Systems Engineer

Areas of coverage

Employee Experience

Leader and Manager Effectiveness

Learning and Development

Manager Development


MBA, Marketing and Business Analytics, Great Lakes Institute of Management

B.Tech, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Heritage Institute of Technology

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Manager Effectiveness

2Connector Manager


4Critical Skills and Competencies

5Predictive Analytics