Brian Schade

Brian Schade

Executive Partner, Gartner Executive Programs

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Biography at a Glance

Brian Schade is an Executive Partner with Gartner Executive Programs serving as coach, mentor, strategic advisor and confidential counsel to clients across a wide range of industries worldwide. He creatively helps clients achieve significant improvements to their business through a strong focus on business and technology strategy, leadership, communication and innovation. Schade is a broad based executive with over 20 years experience leading front and back office organizations within venture backed start-ups and the Fortune 100. He brings superior leadership skills in IT, Product Management, Operations, M&A, Information Security, Sales Engineering, and Professional Services. His strong consulting background across Board of Directors and senior business leadership has driven successful business transformations improving both top and bottom lines.


  • Master of Applied Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University
  • Bachelor of Mathematics, Minor in Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute


Attending his kids’ sports events, mountain biking, running, hiking and paddling.