Barton Edgerton has worked at CEB, now Gartner, for 8 years. The first three began in 1998 when he was an early member of the Working Council for CFOs. There he authored syndicated research on changes in merger and acquisition accounting standards, and organizational structure of the finance function. After a decade-long hiatus, Bart returned to CEB as a research consultant and associate director where he has worked on behalf of HR, audit, and risk executives. In between time at CEB, Bart worked at Fidelity Investments managing technology infrastructure for their fund compliance group, and Stax Inc., a private equity due diligence consulting practice. He also completed a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and taught in the political science/government departments of the LSE, Harvard, Tufts, and Colgate.