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Rob O'Donohue | Sr Director Analyst

Rob O'Donohue is a Senior Director, Analyst in Gartner's Executive Leadership Research Group focusing on Leadership, Culture, Talent, and DEI. Here, he advises Executives on Future of Work topics, hybrid work design, culture change, solving talent challenges, advancing leadership effectiveness, how to create of high performing teams, and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization. Rob creates evidence-based actionable research to empower Executive Leaders lead more effectively. Rob is the research lead on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Executive Leaders. Rob also runs workshops and client briefings covering Future of Work concepts, overcoming talent challenges, culture, leadership, how to avoid common DEI mistakes, and coaching effectiveness. Rob holds is a certified Executive Coaching with the ICF and uses his experience to help leaders think differently.

Emily Strother | Sr Principal, Research

Emily Strother is a Principal Researcher with Gartner's Human Resources Practice. In this role, she supports HR executives in the areas of employee experience, culture, employee value proposition and engagement. Her most recent research initiatives include The Modern Employee Experience and Measuring Culture Through Change.

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