Analyst Profile

Helen Poitevin

Helen Poitevin

Distinguished VP Analyst

8 years at Gartner ,  16 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Helen Poitevin is a Distinguished VP Analyst with a focus on HCM technologies and advising clients on their HCM technology strategies. In HCM, areas of particular focus include talent analytics, voice of the employee analytics, workforce planning and AI in HCM. Ms. Poitevin also conducts research regarding the future of work with a focus on the impact of technology on how people will work, the gig economy, talent marketplaces and ecosystems and future talent practices.


Previous Experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Poitevin led the Workforce Analytics team within the HR organization at SAP and contributed to the overall business analytics strategy in a cross-functional team. She also held roles in HR Reporting and HR Information Systems as part of the EMEA-based HR teams at Business Objects and SAP. Before joining Business Objects, she worked in the HR department of a global microelectronics firm.

Professional Background

Business Objects, HRIS, EMEA, 3 years
SAP, Workforce Analytics and HR Reporting, 6 years


B.A., French and English, The College of Wooster
DESS (Masters), Human Resources Management, Universite de Paris IX Dauphine
M.A., French Literature, New York University



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