Author Profile

JC Martel

JC Martel

Sr Director, Research

2 years at Gartner,  15 years' experience

Location:  KS USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Dr. JC Martel is a Senior Director at Gartner. Her research and inquiry scope includes data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Dr. Martel has a unique blend of business and industry knowledge. She combines over 15 years of experience launching full-scope data analytics and machine learning initiatives for a number of high-profile organizations. She has designed strategic transformation roadmaps to revolutionize the way these companies use data from research design and intelligence gathering to data synthesis and iterative product refinement in the areas of data science and machine learning.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Dr. Martel led the data science initiative at Tyler Technologies, a publicly held government technology service provider. She designed and developed strategic data science and machine learning enterprise solutions that were value-driven and scalable, incorporating cultural transformation and change management to revolutionize the organization.

Professional Background

  • Imperial Premium Financial Services, Artificial Intelligence Architect, 2 years
  • Tyler Technologies, Senior Data Scientist, 2 years
  • University of Kansas, PhD Researcher, 6 years


  • Bachelors of Science, Worcester State University
  • Masters, University of Colorado
  • PhD, University of Kansas