Get To Know Gartner: Meet Gaspard Metzger

Gaspard MetzgerName: Gaspard Metzger

Title: Senior Consultant, Public Sector

University: Sciences Po, Paris (Institute for Political Science)

What is your favorite part about working for Gartner?

The flexibility. As long as you get the job done and are present at client-facing meetings and presentations, you can pretty much work from anywhere, anytime.

How has Gartner helped you in your career development?

Gartner has given me the technological edge which was lacking in my profile and I am really improving my skills in the benchmarking areato become even better.

What are 3 career lessons you’ve learned while at Gartner?

  • Agility and flexibility, to be able to handle several projects simultaneously.
  • The positive impact of a horizontal structure, with relationships which are based on mutual trust and team spirit, and not based on hierarchy.
  • The investment in team building, which has beneficial outcomes on team effort.

What advice would you give to recent new hires?

Reach out to fellow associates to ask for help/support, leverage Gartner Research and build strong relationships with colleagues

What are 3 words that best describe you?

  • Passionate
  • Thoughtful
  • Pragmatic

What is one thing unique about you that people would be surprised if they knew?

I once went to listen to the Dalai lama while in New Delhi; the entire experience was amazing.

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