Kevin D. Rooney
Board Role:  Chairman
Executive Partner, Gartner

Kevin D. Rooney is an Executive Partner at Gartner, focused on advising today’s technology and business executives on strategy and innovation to enable them to more effectively lead their organizations through change and challenge.

Prior to joining Gartner, Kevin has been an entrepreneur, CIO and Chief Strategy Officer. He co-founded Expert Interview, developing the first “Interview As A Service” leveraging the gig economy to enable companies to make better hires. Prior to Expert Interview, Kevin was the Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Information Officer for American Access Casualty Company (Access), a high-growth non-standard auto insurance company based in Oakbrook, IL focusing primarily on the Hispanic market in Illinois and the southwest.

Before beginning his career in the early 90's as a consultant with Arthur Andersen Business Systems Consulting, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Mr. Rooney also served as the Treasurer for the board of trustee for the Chicago Waldorf School (, and his interests include spending time devoted to his son and daughter, playing and coaching volleyball, and golf.