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Get To Know Gartner: Meet Danny Horsfall

March 17, 2017

 dannyh2Name: Danny Horsfall

Job Title: Business Development Team Leader

Office Location: Egham, U.K.

Danny Horsfall is a business development manager from Egham, U.K. His drive and enthusiasm allowed him to quickly rise to a management position and achieve Winners Circle in his first six months.

Describe your job in 25 words or less
I enable clients to gain insight into key technology and digital initiatives that will help them and their organizations succeed.

What originally attracted you to Gartner?
The Gartner brand and the general respect people have for it. Also, the quality of the people who work here. The people at Gartner are intelligent and successful, and everyone wants you to grow and learn. When you are supported by that kind of quality you replicate those traits within yourself.

What is your favorite part about working for Gartner?
I enjoy the challenge and the opportunity to build my own success. The chance to make substantial amounts of money, the access to top-level decision makers, and the support of my team and Gartner resources all contribute to a satisfying career.

What has been your proudest moment at Gartner?dannyh1
Becoming the first member of the U.K. Business Development team to achieve Winners Circle in 6 months.

What are 3 words or phrases that best describe someone who will excel in this role?

  • Driven
  • Able to think on your feet
  • Enjoys people

What advice do you have for prospective Gartner candidates?
Absolutely do it! If you enjoy building your own path, are motivated, persistent and thick-skinned, there is a huge chance to grow your career here. It’s almost like having your own business, except you have the support of a world-class company, team and resources.

Personal quote: “You get a chance to work with the best, which brings out the best in you.”


If you are interested in joining our team, view our open Business Development jobs.