Gartner Company History Timeline

1979
Instead, Gartner teamed up with David Stein, and in 1979 the two launched Gartner Group, Inc., with only 675,000 in venture capital.
1987
Within a year, the company ranked ninth on Business Week's 1987 list of Best Small Companies and Corporations, and an overwhelming majority of the top Fortune 100 companies were part of Gartner's client list.
1988
Revenues for the 1988 fiscal year topped off at 40 million, which gave the company a profit of 2.3 million for the year.
1989
In late 1989, it decided to begin selling off many of the consulting firms that it had just purchased, including Gartner Group.
1991
In an attempt to disenchant any other potential suitors, Gartner stated that he would quit in 1991 when his contract expired if he lost the bidding, hoping that the idea of Gartner Group without its founder would be unappealing to another bidder.
1993
In 1993, Gartner Group finally registered earnings of 6.8 million on 122.5 million in sales for the year.
1995
In July 1995, Gartner purchased a majority interest in Relational Courseware, Inc.
2000
In 2000 the 150 million Soundview merged into Wit Soundview , and was subsequently sold to Schwab.
2004
Gene Hall has been the CEO of the company since August 2004.
2014
In March 2014 Gartner announced that it had acquired the privately held company Software Advice for an undisclosed amount.
The October 9th, 2014 release date is a celebration of the 35th anniversary of the founding of Gartner Group now known as Gartner, Inc. .
Gartner Inc., at over 1.4 billion in revenues as of 2014 , is the world s leading decision support firm in the computer, telecommunications and office industries the company was ranked among the fastest growing private firms in the United States by Inc.
2015
In September 2015 it acquired the privately held peer review site PRS Capterra.
2017
On March 7, 2017 Gartner announced that it has agreed to buy New York-based L2 Inc, which specialises in benchmarking the digital performance of brands.
Founded
1979
Company Founded
Headquarters
Stamford, CT
Company Headquarter
Founders
Gideon Gartner
Company Founders

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