Gartner Expert

Laura Gardiner

Director Analyst

Laura Gardiner is a Director Analyst aligned to the HR practice. Laura covers talent management technology and helps clients answer questions in regard to their performance management, succession planning and development planning technology implementations.

Previous experience

Prior to joining Gartner, Laura was an organizational development consultant and provided leadership coaching, project and change management, and led HCM implementations of Learning and Performance HCM modules. As a former HR practitioner, Laura holds the following certifications: HR Professional (PHR, HRCI); Project Management Professional (PMP, PMI); Certified Change Management Professional (Prosci).

Professional background

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Organizational Development Consultant

Thomas & Betts, a member of the ABB group

HR Technology Specialist


M.B.A., University of Memphis, Memphis, TN

B.A. Geology and Religion, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1HCM performance management implementation and enhancement

2Using talent data to drive program design

3Linking performance management and learning technologies