Name: David Schubert
Job Title: Client Partner Area Manager — Professional Services
Office Location: Fort Myers, FL
Describe your team in 25 words or less: We have a strong bond that empowers us to think creatively, act competitively, support one another, laugh through the challenges and achieve success.
Why did you choose Gartner? It was an easy decision for me once I realized how much everyone enjoys working here. I was drawn by Gartner’s global presence, fast growth rate and employee culture.
What was your first role at Gartner? I was hired as an Associate Client Partner, supporting the largest media and entertainment clients, who were located in California and New York. They were AWESOME to work with.
How long have you worked at Gartner? 3 years and 3 months.
What makes Gartner a great place to work? Simply put, the brightest individuals I’ve had the pleasure of working with. I love the competitive spirit, heavy client focus and unmatched benefits.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Fun, charismatic and caring.
Share a fun fact about yourself: I went to school for culinary arts.
Describe your best employee. What unique qualities does he/she possess that makes them stand out? Driven to perform better than they did the day before, the ability to encourage their teammates even on a bad day and staying organized in times of chaos.
When interviewing a candidate, what are 3 things you look for? A true competitor, creative thinker and the ability to act effectively under pressure.
Share a success story about your team: My team is focused on ensuring that our largest Professional Services clients (global consultancies) use every penny of the prepurchased allocation they initially invested with Gartner. In doing so this year, we’ve seen record growth deals with the two largest clients we serve!
Describe your management style: Encouraging, fair, supportive, enthusiastic, tenacious and caring.
What role does your team play in Gartner’s success? We are responsible for retaining over $35 million in Gartner services, along with achieving aggressive growth quotas.
Favorite Quote or Personal Mantra: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you will always get what you’ve always got!” — Albert Einstein
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