Gartner Expert

JC Martel

Sr Director, Research

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

Tyler Technologies

Senior Data Scientist

Imperial Premium Financial Services

Artificial Intelligence Architect

University of Kansas

PhD Researcher

Areas of coverage

Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Technical Professionals


PhD, University of Kansas

Masters, University of Colorado

Bachelors of Science, Worcester State University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Define solution requirements for DSML and AI

2Architect machine learning solutions

3Select DSML and AI frameworks, platforms, and products

4Build data science pipelines and workflows