Sr Principal Analyst
6 years at Gartner
9 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Sam Olyaei is a Principal Research Analyst in Gartner Research, where he is a part of the Risk and Security Management group. Mr. Olyaei brings diverse and international experience in cybersecurity practices to Gartner clients and constituents. He regularly advises Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Risk Officers and non-IT executives on maturing their security and risk practices with cutting edge research and thought leadership. Specifically, Mr Olyaei's domain focuses on a wide range of issues related to security and risk program management including strategy, governance, staffing/talent management, policies, metrics, and executive/board reporting measures. Based in Philadelphia, Mr. Olyaei is a regular speaker and presenter at Security Summits and Industry Events world-wide.
Sam Olyaei's Recent Gartner Activity
Adopt a Lean Digital Security Organization to Mitigate the Skills Shortage
27 March 2018
On-Demand & Upcoming Webinars
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Olyaei held various roles working for vendors and consultants specializing in incident response, e-discovery, forensics and investigations.
Southport Harbor Associates, Associate, 2 years
Stroz Friedberg, E-Discovery Analyst, 2 years
B.A., Economics, Fairfield University
B.A., International Studies, Fairfield University
M.B.A., International Business, Quinnipiac University