2021 Vault Rankings
At a Glance
Well-developed IT brand
Not as high profile in Europe as in the US
"Great research work!"
"Observers, not leaders"
"Clearly growing and aggressive"
About Gartner, Inc.
Gartner, Inc. was founded in 1979 as an information technology research and advisory company. Over the past four decades, the company has grown to become one of the most renowned research and advisory companies in the world. Gartner is a member of the S&P 500 and generated $4 billion in revenue in 2018. With more than 15,000 associates in 100 countries, Gartner’s clients account for 73% of the Global 500.
The company works with clients to research, analyze, and interpret the business of information technology priorities within the context of their individual roles. As a result of the 2017 acquisition of CEB, Gartner expanded its research coverage to include all the major enterprise functions including human resources, legal, marketing and communications, supply chain, sales, and finance. The company positions CIOs and IT leaders for success through insight, advice, and tools that support critical initiatives from strategy to execution.
Driving Outcomes in a Digital World
Gartner operates through three segments: Research, Consulting, and Conferences. Research consists of subscription-based research products, access to research inquiry, peer networking services, and membership programs. A combination of deep practitioner expertise, proprietary methodologies, and objective insights makes Gartner’s research and advisory services the most reliable in the industry.
Gartner’s Consulting segment seeks to help clients achieve better business outcomes through a variety of services that include strategic consulting, benchmark measurement engagements and contract optimization. Benchmark analytics empower business leaders to make research-backed decisions to measure where their businesses are today, optimize for improvement, and transform these insights into actionable steps towards progress.
With its strategic consulting services, Gartner helps clients fuel growth by adapting various business solutions, such as digital acceleration, cost optimization, technology market growth, and security and risk management. Furthermore, Gartner’s contract optimization services leverage comparative analytics and advanced negotiation advice to help businesses overcome the challenges of complex IT contracts.
Lastly, Gartner’s Conferences segment consists of various symposia, events, and exhibitions to connect and inspire professionals around the world across industries and roles.
A Comprehensive Body of Knowledge
At Gartner, every insight and recommendation is strengthened by and benchmarked against the world’s most comprehensive collection of technology research, data, and tools. The company is known for its industry-leading research, and this wealth of knowledge is a distinct value proposition—both for enterprises that partner with Gartner and for professionals who are considering a career at this company.
56 Top Gallant Road
Stamford, CT 06904-7700
Phone: (203) 964-0096
Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: IT
Stock Exchange: NYSE
President & CEO: Eugene A. Hall
Chairman of the Board of Directors: James C. Smith
2019 Employees (All Locations): 15,000