Exhibit number 10.19
This Employment Agreement (the "Agreement") is entered into as of November 1, 1999, effective as of October
7, 1999, by and between Michael D. Fleisher, an individual ("Executive") and Gartner Group, Inc., a Delaware
corporation (the "Company").
A. Executive is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The parties
desire that Executive be named President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective as of October 7,
1999, and in connection therewith desire that the terms of Executive's employment be set forth herein.
B. The Company and Executive have previously entered into an Employment Agreement dated as of November
12, 1998 (the "Prior Agreement"). The Company and Executive desire to amend the Prior Agreement as
C. The Company and Executive desire to provide for Executive's continued employment with the Company upon
and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein.
THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties hereby agree as follows:
1. Employment. Executive will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company for the
Employment Term specified in Section 3 below. Executive will report solely to the Board of Directors and will
render such services consistent with the foregoing role as the Board of Directors may from time to time direct.
Executive's office shall be located at the executive offices of the Company in Stamford, Connecticut. Executive
may (i) serve on corporate, civic or charitable boards or committees and (ii) deliver lectures, fulfill speaking
engagements or teach at educational institutions, to the extent consistent with the Company's policies (as
applicable) or are disclosed to the board of directors and the board determines in good faith that such activities
do not interfere with the performance of Executive's responsibilities hereunder.
2. Board of Directors. Executive shall be imme