Gartner Expert

Nicole W Sturgill

Managing Vice President

Nicole Sturgill is a Managing Vice President for Gartner's HR Technology practice in Research and Advisory. Ms. Sturgill's role is to support analysts who advise clients on HR recruiting, learning and talent management technology.

Previous experience

Prior to joining the HR Technology team, Ms. Sturgill was a Vice President, Analyst on the Financial Services research team. In that role, she focused on automation technologies, bank technology strategy and customer experience.

Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Sturgill worked with Transoft International, now part of NCR. She worked with banks in both EMEA and North America, specializing in cash supply chain strategy and software implementation at client banks. Previously, she worked at Fifth Third Bank for 10 years, holding several positions in Commercial Banking and in Retail Banking Operations.

Professional background


Principal Executive Advisor

Transoft International (now NCR)

Business Development and Partnerships Manager

Fifth Third Bank

Debit Services Manager/Assistant Vice President

Areas of coverage

HR Technology Strategy, Transformation and Management


M.A., Organizational Psychology, Columbia University

B.A., Psychology & Sociology, Miami University

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Understanding our research team's coverage of HR Technology

2Questions and concerns about the Gartner research process

3Mapping out how we can support clients' HR recruiting, learning and talent technology initiatives

4Connecting clients with experts on HR technology

5Ensuring we deliver upon Gartner's promised employee value proposition