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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Smith

77 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Eugene Hall

61 2004 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Craig Safian

49 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Jules Kaufman

60 2017 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Joe Beck

57 2017 Executive Vice President - Global Technology Sales

Christopher Thomas

46 2017 Executive Vice President, Business Sales

Robin Kranich

47 2017 Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Kendall Davis

49 2017 Executive Vice President, Products & Services

Alwyn Dawkins

52 2017 Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events

Mike Diliberto

52 2017 Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events

Michael Harris

2018 Executive Vice President - Research & Advisory

Scott Hensel

45 2017 Executive Vice President, Consulting

David McVeigh

50 2017 Executive Vice President, New Market Programs

Peter Bisson

60 2016 Independent Director

Richard Bressler

60 2006 Independent Director

Raul Cesan

70 2012 Independent Director

Karen Dykstra

59 2007 Independent Director

Anne Fuchs

70 1999 Independent Director

William Grabe

80 1993 Independent Director

Stephen Pagliuca

63 2010 Independent Director

Eileen Serra

63 2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Smith

Mr. James C. Smith is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Gartner Inc. Mr. Smith was Chairman of the Board of First Health Group Corp., a national health benefits company until its sale in 2004. He also served as First Health’s Chief Executive Officer from January 1984 through January 2002 and President from January 1984 to January 2001. Mr. Smith’s long-time expertise and experience as the founder, senior-most executive and chairman of the board of a successful large public company provides a unique perspective and insight into management and operational issues faced by the Board, Audit Committee and our CEO. This experience, coupled with Mr. Smith’s personal leadership qualities, qualify him to continue to serve as Chairman of the Board.

Eugene Hall

Mr. Eugene A. Hall is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Gartner Inc., since August 2004. Prior to joining Gartner, he was a senior executive at Automatic Data Processing, Inc., a Fortune 500 global technology and services company, serving most recently as President, Employers Services Major Accounts Division, a provider of human resources and payroll services. Prior to joining ADP in 1998, Mr. Hall spent 16 years at McKinsey & Company, most recently as Director.

Craig Safian

Mr. Craig W. Safian is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Gartner Inc ,since august 2017. he served as senior vice president .Se has served as Group Vice President, Global Finance and Strategy & Business Development from 2007 until his appointment as CFO, and previously as Group Vice President, Strategy and Managing Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis. Prior to joining Gartner, he held finance positions at Headstrong (now part of Genpact) and Bristol-Myers Squibb, and was an accountant for Friedman, LLP where he achieved CPA licensure.

Jules Kaufman

Mr.Jules Kaufman is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary of the company, since August 2017. Prior to joining Gartner, he was Chief Legal Officer and Secretary at Coty Inc., a beauty products manufacturer, from 2008 through 2016. Previously, he spent 18 years at Colgate-Palmolive, last serving as General Counsel Europe/South Pacific.

Joe Beck

Mr. Joe Beck serves as Executive Vice President - Global Technology Sales of the Company. Joe Beck is an accomplished leader with over 20 years of sales experience at the Company.

Christopher Thomas

Mr. Christopher M. R. (Chris) Thomas is Executive Vice President, Business Sales of the company, since August 2017. he served as Senior Vice President - Executive Programs of Gartner Inc. He has held various roles, including Group Vice President, Sales, leading the Americas IT, Digital Marketing and Global Supply Chain sales group; head of North America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Small and Medium Business sales organizations, and a number of other roles, including sales operations and field sales leadership. Before joining Gartner, he spent seven years in procurement, sales and marketing at Exxon Mobil.

Robin Kranich

Ms. Robin B. Kranich is Executive Vice President, Human Resources of the company, since August 2017.h served as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Gartner Inc. she has served as Senior Vice President, End User Programs; Senior Vice President, Research Operations and Business Development; Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gartner EXP; Vice President and Chief of Staff to Gartner’s president; and various sales and sales management roles. Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Kranich was part of the Technology Advancement Group at Marriott International.

Kendall Davis

Mr. Kendall B. Davis is Executive Vice President, Products & Services of the company, since august 2017. he served as Senior Vice President - Business and IT Leaders Products & Services of Gartner Inc. Previously at Gartner, he has served as Senior Vice President, End User Programs, High Tech & Telecom Programs, and Strategy, Marketing and Business Development. Prior to joining Gartner in 2005, Mr. Davis spent ten years at McKinsey & Company, where he was a partner assisting clients in the IT industry.

Alwyn Dawkins

Mr. Alwyn Dawkins is Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events of the company, since august 2017.he served as Senior Vice President - Worldwide Events & Marketing of Gartner Inc. Previously at Gartner, he has served as Group Vice President, Asia/Pacific Sales, based in Sydney, Australia, and prior thereto, as Group Vice President, Gartner Events, where he held global responsibility for exhibit and sponsorship sales across the portfolio of Gartner events. Prior to joining Gartner in 2002, Mr. Dawkins spent ten years at Richmond Events, culminating in his role as Executive Vice President responsible for its North American business.

Mike Diliberto

Mr. Mike Diliberto is Executive Vice President, Worldwide Events of the company, since august 2017. he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of the Company. Previously, he served as CIO at Priceline, a leader in online travel and related services. Before joining Priceline, he held several senior technology positions at the online division of News Corp, where he was instrumental in establishing an online presence for News Corp brands such as Fox News, Fox Sports, TV Guide and Sky Sports, including launching the first major league baseball website. Previously, he held several leadership positions at Prodigy Services Company, one of the pioneering consumer-focused online services.

Michael Harris

Mr. Michael Harris is Executive Vice President - Research & Advisory of the company effective August 21, 2018. Mr. Harris has 20 years of experience at Gartner and most recently led the Company’s global team of IT industry experts and researchers as Senior Vice President, IT Leaders & Tech Professionals Research.

Scott Hensel

Mr.Scott Hensel is the Executive Vice President, Consulting of the company, since October 2017. Prior to joining Gartner, he served as President, Terex Services, Parts and Customer Solutions, at Terex Corporation, a manufacturing company. Previously, he spent 14 years at McKinsey & Company where he last served as a partner.

David McVeigh

Mr. David K. McVeigh is Executive Vice President, New Market Programs of the company,since August 2017 and Senior Vice President - New Markets Programs of the Company. Prior to joining Gartner, he was a managing director at Hellman & Friedman LLC, an operating partner at Blackstone Group and a partner at McKinsey & Company.

Peter Bisson

Mr. Peter Bisson is an Independent Directorof the Company. Mr. Bisson recently retired from McKinsey & Company where he last served as Director and Global Leader of the High Tech Practice. Mr. Bisson held a number of other leadership positions at McKinsey & Company, including chair of its knowledge committee, which guides the firm’s knowledge investment and communication strategies, member of the firm’s shareholders committee, and leader of the firm’s strategy and telecommunications practices. In more than 30 years at McKinsey & Company, Mr. Bisson advised a variety of multinational public companies in the technology-based products and services industry. Mr. Bisson is also a director of ADP. Mr. Bisson’s experience includes advising clients on corporate strategy and M&A, design and execution of performance improvement programs and marketing and technology development, which qualifies him to serve as a director.

Richard Bressler

Mr. Richard J. Bressler is an Independent Director of Gartner Inc. Mr. Bressler is President and Chief Financial Officer of iHeartMedia, Inc., and Chief Financial Officer of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining iHeartMedia, he served as Managing Director of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., a Boston-based private equity firm, from 2006 to July 2013. He joined Thomas H. Lee Partners from his role as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Viacom Inc., where he managed all strategic, financial, business development and technology functions. Mr. Bressler has also served in various capacities with Time Warner Inc., including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Digital Media and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Time Warner Inc. Prior to joining Time Inc., he was a partner with the accounting firm of Ernst & Young. Mr. Bressler is currently a Director of iHeartMedia, Inc., and a former director of The Nielsen Company B.V. and Warner Music Group Corp. Mr. Bressler qualifies as an audit committee financial expert, and his extensive financial and operational roles at large U.S. public companies bring a wealth of management, financial, accounting and professional expertise to our Board and Audit Committee.

Raul Cesan

Mr. Raul E. Cesan is an Independent Director of Gartner Inc. Mr. Cesan has been the Founder and Managing Partner of Commercial Worldwide LLC, an investment firm. Prior thereto, he spent 25 years at Schering – Plough Corporation, serving in various capacities of substantial responsibility: the President and Chief Operating Officer (from 1998 to 2001); Executive Vice President of Schering-Plough Corporation and President of Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals (from 1994 – 1998); President of Schering Laboratories, U.S. Pharmaceutical Operations (from 1992 to 1994); and President of Schering – Plough International (from 1988 to 1992). Mr. Cesan is also a director of The New York Times Company. Mr. Cesan’s extensive operational and international experiences provide valuable guidance to our Board and Compensation Committee.

Karen Dykstra

Ms. Karen E. Dykstra is an Independent Director of Gartner Inc. Ms. Dykstra served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer from November 2013 to July 2015, and as Chief Financial Officer from September 2012 to November 2013, of AOL, Inc. From January 2007 until December 2010, Ms. Dykstra was a Partner of Plainfield Asset Management LLC (“Plainfield”), and she served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Plainfield Direct LLC, Plainfield’s business development company, from May 2006 to 2010, and as a director from 2007 to 2010. Prior thereto, she spent over 25 years with Automatic Data Processing, Inc., serving most recently as Chief Financial Officer from January 2003 to May 2006, and prior thereto as Vice President – Finance, Corporate Controller and in other capacities. Ms. Dykstra is a director of VMware, Inc. and Boston Properties, Inc., and a former director of Crane Co. and AOL, Inc. Ms. Dykstra qualifies as an audit committee financial expert, and her extensive management, financial, accounting and oversight experience provide important expertise to our Board and Audit Committee.

Anne Fuchs

Ms. Anne Sutherland Fuchs is an Independent Director of Gartner Inc. Ms. Fuchs served as Group President, Growth Brands Division, Digital Ventures, a division of J.C. Penney Company, Inc., from November 2010 until April 2012. She also served as Chair of the Commission on Women’s Issues for New York City during the Bloomberg Administration, a position she held from 2002 through 2013. Previously, Ms. Fuchs served as a consultant to companies on branding and digital initiatives, and as a senior executive with operational responsibility at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg and several publishing companies, including Hearst Corporation, Conde Nast, Hachette and CBS. Ms. Fuchs is also a director of Pitney Bowes Inc. Ms. Fuchs’ executive management, content and branding skills plus operations expertise, her knowledge of government operations and government partnerships with the private sector, and her keen interest and knowledge of diversity, governance and executive compensation matters provide important perspective to our Board and its Governance and Compensation Committees.

William Grabe

Mr. William Otto Grabe is an Independent Director of Gartner Inc. Mr. Grabe is an Advisory Director of General Atlantic LLC, a global private equity firm. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 1992, Mr. Grabe was a Vice President and Corporate Officer of IBM Corporation. Mr. Grabe is presently a director of Covisint Corporation, QTS Realty Trust, Inc. and Lenovo Group Limited. He is a former director of Infotech Enterprises Limited, Compuware Corporation and iGate Computer Systems Limited (f/k/a Patni Computer Systems Ltd.). Mr. Grabe’s extensive senior executive experience, his knowledge of business operations and his vast knowledge of the global information technology industry have made him a valued member of the Board and Governance Committee.

Stephen Pagliuca

Mr. Stephen G. Pagliuca is an Independent Director of Gartner Inc. Mr. Pagliuca is a Managing Director of Bain Capital Partners, LLC and is also a Managing Partner and an owner of the Boston Celtics basketball franchise. Mr. Pagliuca joined Bain & Company in 1982, and founded the Information Partners private equity fund for Bain Capital in 1989. Prior to joining Bain, Mr. Pagliuca worked as a senior accountant and international tax specialist for Peat Marwick Mitchell & Company in the Netherlands. Mr. Pagliuca is a former director of Burger King Holdings, Inc., HCA, Inc. (Hospital Corporation of America), Quintiles Transnational Corporation and Warner Chilcott PLC. He has deep subject matter knowledge of Gartner’s history, the development of its business model and the global information technology industry, as well as financial and accounting matters.

Eileen Serra

Ms. Eileen Serra is Independent Director of the company. She has been a Senior Advisor of JPMorgan Chase & Co. since 2016, focusing on strategic growth initiatives across Chase Consumer and Community Banking businesses. From 2012 to 2016, she served as the CEO of Chase Card Services. Prior to joining Chase Card Services in 2006, Ms. Serra was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch. She was a Senior Vice President at American Express and a partner at McKinsey & Company earlier in her career. Ms. Serra currently serves on the boards of Women’s Refugee Commission and Family Promise.