Melanie Lougee is a Research Vice President whose areas of coverage span the HCM application market including core HR, talent management (onboarding, employee performance, and rewards and recognition), HR Service Management (employee and manager portals, case management, and supporting analytics), HCM technology strategy, and HCM application evaluation and selection.
Previous to joining Gartner, Ms. Lougee led product strategy for two SaaS HCM startup companies. Earlier in her career, she led product strategy for the leading product in the HCM industry at the time - PeopleSoft Core HRMS. In addition to her work in product strategy, she has also sold, implemented and managed HCM applications, giving her a uniquely holistic view of the market.
Director of Product Strategy, Principal Sales Strategist
Enwisen (acquired by Lawson/Infor)
Vice President of Product Strategy - Enwisen
Vice President of Product Strategy
HCM Technology Transformation
B.A., English, Santa Clara University
1Vendor evaluation for HCM Suites, performance management, and HR service management
2Vendor guidance for established and emerging vendors in the HCM space
3HR and IT organization around SaaS maintenance
4Global workforce application considerations
5Onboarding application considerations