Analyst Profile

Janelle Hill

Janelle Hill

Distinguished VP Analyst

18 years at Gartner ,  34 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Janelle B. Hill is a Distinguished Vice President in Gartner's CIO research practice. Her research focus includes: transforming to digital business, with an emphasis on preparing enterprise business operations for digital business at scale; upgrading the I&T operating model to increase IT's contribution to strategy execution; increasing the degree of strategic engagement between the CIO, her team and business stakeholders. She also contributes to Gartner's research on diversity and inclusion and coaches our female CIOs and IT leaders on dealing with these issues in the workplace and advancing their careers. Ms. Hill works with all levels of business and IT leaders on their business change initiatives. She leads interactive workshops, presents at conferences, writes extensively and is often quoted in business and IT journals on digital business transformation.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Process Management
  • Application Development & Integration
  • Web Services


Previous Experience

Previously, as Director of Industry Solutions Marketing, Ms. Hill's focus was on manufacturing industries. She was responsible for planning marketing programs and events, writing marketing collateral and working directly with field sales personnel on sales opportunities. She also did competitive analysis.

Professional Background

IBM, Senior Sales and Systems Engineer, Solution Marketing, 9 years
MCI Telecommunications, Director, Database Administration, 2 years
Vitria, Director, Industry Solutions Marketing, 2 years

Industry Awards/Accolades

She was rated as the No. 1 influential thought leader in BPM worldwide by an independent firm in 2009.


B.A., Barnard College, Columbia University
M.B.A., New York University, Stern School of Business



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