Samantha Searle | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Samantha Searle

Samantha Searle

Sr Research Analyst

8 years at Gartner ,  7 years industry experience
Staines-Upon-Thames United Kingdom

Roles and Responsibilities

Samantha Searle, Ph.D., covers research that helps organizations to succeed in technology and innovation, business transformation and process management. Her main coverage areas include metrics, skills and governance. Another key area of her research describes business transformation and process/BPM-related roles. She also covers enterprise business process modeling and analysis tools. She leverages her previous experience in academia and consulting to research best practices in applying business transformation and process management to client organizations and advises clients on how to develop the right approach for their organization, especially when dealing with large-scale business transformation.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Process Management


Previous Experience

In her previous role at Gartner, Samantha Searle managed the research agenda and reports for the Enterprise for IT Leaders group, covering Enterprise Applications - SAP and Sourcing and Vendor Management. After graduating from University College, London, with a Ph.D. in Astronomy, she continued to work as a researcher in academia. Her research has been published in international scientific journals and conference proceedings. She also has some experience researching and producing reports on renewable energy markets in Europe. After graduation, she gained work experience as a consultant in London and Barcelona, specializing in organization development and culture.


M.Sci., Astrophysics, University College, London
Ph.D., Astronomy, University College, London