Analyst Profile

Kelsie Marian

Kelsie Marian

Sr Director Analyst

9 years at Gartner ,  9 years industry experience
Fort Myers, FL USA


Roles and Responsibilities

Kelsie Marian is a Senior Director Analyst with Gartner's CIO Research Group. Ms. Marian's primary focus is advising Tier 1 retailers on improving the Frontline Associate Experience. From a technology perspective, she covers workforce management applications and the use of smart robots in stores. Her research focuses on supporting and fostering digital dexterity to help facilitate digital transformation, and ways to enable store associates to create competitive advantage. She is also the Key Initiative (KI) Leader for the Retail Team.

Background

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Marian worked in the media industry, where she was responsible for sales campaigns, consumer research, and CRM training. She also has three years of in-store experience with an international home decor retailer.

Professional Background

Naples News Media Group, Research Manager, 3 years
NewsBank, Marketing Analytics Manager, 3 years

Education

B.B.A., Marketing, With Honors, Georgia College and State University
M.S., Predictive Analytics, Northwestern University

Languages

English

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