Get To Know Gartner: Meet Katie Murphy


PHOTO-2018-05-23 Careers Blog KM HeadshotName: Katie Murphy

Job Title: Events Attendance Specialist

Office Location: Egham, U.K.

Describe your job in 25 words or less: I liaise with CIOs & IT executives to uncover and understand their key initiatives so I can present the best tailored event solution.

What is your favorite part about working for Gartner? Team culture and room for progression within a professional environment.

What are 3 words that best describe Gartner? Growth, Progression, Culture

What has been your proudest moment at Gartner? My proudest moment year to date is being able to achieve my goal of hitting Winners Circle in my first year at Gartner and celebrating with my fellow team members in Monte Carlo.

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most? Impacting clients’ mission-critical priorities.

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

  1. Perception and leading by example are very important for career progression.
  2. Have a growth mindset compared to a fixed mindset.
  3. PHOTO-2018-Careers Blog KMDoing the right things will lead to results.

If you could interview one person (dead or alive) who would it be and why? Richard Branson — His perseverance for how he became a great businessman and leader inspires me. I would ask him the struggles he came across and what the drive was to ensure he persevered through this. I would want to gain insight into his “dream big” mindset.

What are 3 words that best describe you? Positive, Drive, Personable

Favorite Quote or Personal Mantra: Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.

Are you interested in joining Katie’s team? Search for opportunities in our Egham office here.


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