Get To Know Gartner: Meet DJ Brown

FullSizeRender2Name: DJ Brown

Job Title: Account Executive

University: Miami University (OH)

Office Location: Fort Myers, FL

Describe your job in 25 words or less: My time is spent building relationships with CIOs and their teams in small and midsize businesses to help them successfully accomplish their most strategic IT initiatives.

What originally attracted you to Gartner? I chose Gartner because I wanted to be part of an industry-leading organization that would offer excellent professional development by challenging me while continuing to learn more about the information technology industry.

Who has been a mentor for you here at Gartner? How have they helped you? My managers and teammates have been an integral part of my development here at Gartner.

What advice do you have for prospective Gartner candidates? If you’re seeking a company that is an industry leader and invests in your success, choose Gartner.

Describe the culture at Gartner: The culture at Gartner is unbelievable. I’ve never worked for another organization that cared for and rewarded employees like Gartner does. Truly a great company to be a part of.

What has been your proudest moment at Gartner? My proudest moment at Gartner was achieving Winners Circle (top sales award trip) in my first year.Team Picture2

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? My favorite part of my role is building strong relationships with my clients to the point that they view me as a trusted business partner and rely on Gartner as a valuable resource for their organization.

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be and why? If I could interview one person, I would interview Nick Saban. I’m a huge football fan and would want to know how he consistently keeps his teams performing at such a high level.

What are 3 words that best describe you? Competitive, determined, dependable.

What is one thing unique about you that people would be surprised if they knew? People are often surprised when I tell them that I am a former Division-1 college athlete, but they are even more surprised when I tell them that I am an artist and have had some of my art placed in art shows.

Favorite Quote or Personal Mantra: “Winners focus on winning. Losers focus on winners.”

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