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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Smith

76 2004 Independent Chairman of the Board

Eugene Hall

59 2004 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Craig Safian

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Daniel Peale

43 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

David Godfrey

44 2010 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Robin Kranich

45 2008 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

Kendall Davis

47 2008 Senior Vice President - Business and IT Leaders Products & Services

Alwyn Dawkins

49 2008 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Events & Marketing

David McVeigh

48 2015 Senior Vice President - New Markets Programs

Peter Sondergaard

51 2004 Senior Vice President - Research

Christopher Thomas

44 2013 Senior Vice President - Executive Programs

Per Anders Waern

54 2008 Senior Vice President - Gartner Consulting

Peter Bisson

58 2016 Director

Michael Bingle

44 2004 Independent Director

Richard Bressler

58 2006 Independent Director

Raul Cesan

68 2012 Independent Director

Karen Dykstra

57 2007 Independent Director

Anne Fuchs

68 1999 Independent Director

William Grabe

78 1993 Independent Director

Stephen Pagliuca

61 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Smith

Mr. James C. Smith is 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, Senior Vice President of Gartner Inc. In his 13 years at Gartner, he 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.

Daniel Peale

Mr. Daniel S. Peale is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Prior to joining Gartner in October 2015, he was a corporate and securities partner with the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Washington, D.C., where he was in private practice for 15 years.

David Godfrey

Mr. David Godfrey is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales of Gartner Inc., since April 2010. Previously at Gartner, he led North American field sales, and prior to this role, he led the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas inside sales organizations. Before joining Gartner in 1999 as a sales executive, Mr. Godfrey spent seven years in business development at Exxon Mobil.

Robin Kranich

Ms. Robin B. Kranich is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Gartner Inc., since May 2008. During her more than 20 years Gartner, 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 in 1994, Ms. Kranich was part of the Technology Advancement Group at Marriott International.

Kendall Davis

Mr. Kendall B. Davis is Senior Vice President - Business and IT Leaders Products & Services of Gartner Inc., since May 2008. Previously at Gartner, he has served as Senior Vice President, End User Programs, High Tech & Telecom Program, 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 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Events & Marketing of Gartner Inc., since May 2008. 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.

David McVeigh

Mr. David K. McVeigh is Senior Vice President - New Markets Programs since August 2015 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 Sondergaard

Mr. Peter Sondergaard is Senior Vice President - Research of Gartner Inc., since 2004. During his 24 years at Gartner, he has held various roles, including Head of Research for the Technology & Services Sector, Hardware & Systems Sector, Vice President and General Manager for Gartner Research EMEA. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Sondergaard was research director at International Data Corporation in Europe.

Christopher Thomas

Mr. Christopher M. R. (Chris) Thomas is Senior Vice President - Executive Programs of Gartner Inc., since April 2013. During his 15 years at Gartner, 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.

Per Anders Waern

Mr. Per Anders Waern is Senior Vice President - Gartner Consulting of Gartner Inc., since January 2008. Since joining Gartner in 1998, he has held senior consulting roles principally in EMEA, and served most recently as head of Gartner’s global core consulting team. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Waern led corporate IT strategy at Vattenfall in Sweden.

Peter Bisson

Mr. Peter Bisson serves as Director of 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. His experience includes advising clients on corporate strategy and M&A, design and execution of performance improvement programs, marketing and technology development. Mr. Bisson is also a director of ADP.

Michael Bingle

Mr. Michael J. Bingle is Independent Director of Gartner Inc., since October 2004. MrMr. Bingle is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake, a private equity firm that he joined in January 2000. Prior thereto, he was a principal with Apollo Management, L.P., a private equity firm, and an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He is a former director of TD Ameritrade Holding and Virtu Financial Inc.

Richard Bressler

Mr. Richard J. Bressler is Independent Director of Gartner Inc., since February 2006. 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.

Raul Cesan

Mr. Raul E. Cesan is Independent Director of Gartner Inc., since February 2012. 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).

Karen Dykstra

Ms. Karen E. Dykstra is Independent Director of Gartner Inc., since July 2007. 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 a former director of Crane Co. and AOL, Inc.

Anne Fuchs

Ms. Anne Sutherland Fuchs is Independent Director of Gartner Inc., since July 1999. 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.

William Grabe

Mr. William Otto Grabe is Independent Director of Gartner Inc., since April 1993. 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.).

Stephen Pagliuca

Mr. Stephen G. Pagliuca is 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.