Get To Know Gartner: Meet Anne Chen

BeautyPlus_20160126230909_fastName: Anne Chen

University: Nankai University

Job Title: Senior Account Executive

Office Location: Taiwan, China

Describe your job in 25 words or less: It is a great journey to learn how to offer value to power users, and assist with solving mission-critical business issues by using best practices and having a winning mindset every day.

Who has been a mentor for you here at Gartner? How have they helped you? Angela Yu is my mentor at Gartner. Her persistence in following the Gartner PTG methodology to execute flawlessly helped me to learn how to leverage Gartner coaching to change my mindset and achieve my goals.

What is your favorite part about working for Gartner? Self-learning and working with many talented people, and learning from analysts, managers and clients as well.

How has Gartner helped you in your career development? Gartner has helped me to develop my career in many ways besides just my sales performance. I support my peers, collaborate with a multinational group of people from different cultures, and win through team support.

What are 3 words that best describe Gartner? Vision, influence, belief

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

  • Dare to be adventurous, but ask for help if I need it
  • Change my mindset to not rely on past experience
  • To have persistence and a “never give up” winning spirit


What advice would you give to recent new hires? Although you may not have a lot of past experience, believe in yourself and the Gartner values and you will find success.

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be and why? I want to interview Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. He is changing people’s lives and daring to dream to build the future.

If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it? Belief can change your life.

What are 3 words that best describe you? Passion, persistence, belief

What is one thing unique about you that people would be surprised if they knew? I have passed the wine test WSET level 2 licensing and I am an amateur jazz dancer.

If you could switch your job with anyone else within Gartner whose job would you want and why? I’d like to switch with an analyst to have more influence in supporting people worldwide.

Favorite Quote or Personal Mantra: “Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”

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