Analyst Profile

Sam Grinter

Sam Grinter

Director Analyst

8 years at Gartner,  12 years industry experience

Location:  United Kingdom  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Sam Grinter is a Principal Analyst whose area of coverage spans the HCM application market and includes core HR (HR data management and payroll) workforce management (time and attendance, labor scheduling, task management, and absence management), workforce information management (reporting, analytics, and metrics dashboards), HCM technology strategy, and HCM application evaluation and selection. Mr. Grinter is focused on the HCM application market in the European and North American markets, but also has experience in the wider world market.


Previous Experience

Previous to joining Gartner, Mr. Grinter worked with prominent HCM, building automation and physical security vendors to analyze current market conditions, forecast market growth and provide commentary on key market trends.

Professional Background

  • IHS, Senior Market Analyst, 3 years
  • IMS Research, Market Analyst, 1 year


  • B.Sc., Social Science, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • M.A., Methods of Social Research, University of Kent