Analyst Profile

Samantha Searle

Samantha Searle

Sr Research Analyst

9 years at Gartner ,  8 years industry experience
United Kingdom


Roles and Responsibilities

Samantha Searle, Ph.D., covers research that helps organizations succeed in technology and innovation, enterprise architecture, digital business transformation and business process management. Her main coverage areas include technology innovation and trends (including the annual Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends research) and enterprise architecture tools. Another key area of her research describes business transformation and process/BPM-related roles, metrics, skills and governance. She also covers enterprise business process modeling and analysis tools. Ms. Searle leverages her previous experience in academia and consulting to research best practices in applying technology innovation, enterprise architecture and business process management for client organizations. She advises clients on how to develop the right approach for their organization, especially when embarking on digital business transformation.

Areas of Coverage

  • Business Process Management

Background

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.

Education

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

Languages

English
Italian