Analyst Profile

Sam Olyaei

Sam Olyaei

Sr Research Analyst

5 years at Gartner ,  7 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Sam Olyaei is a Sr. Research Analyst in Gartner Research, where he is part of the Risk and Security Management group. Mr Olyaei's research and client interactions focus on a wide range of security and risk management issues related to security program management, strategy, governance, staffing, policies, metrics and executive reporting measures.


Previous Experience

In his previous role at Gartner, Mr. Olyaei was a Research Content Specialist in the Research Strategy and Operations group. He worked directly with CIOs and other advisors to facilitate inquiry and fulfill published research requests related to a broad range of security and risk management topics. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Olyaei held various roles working for Stroz Friedberg and Southport Harbor Associates.

Professional Background

Gartner, Research Content Specialist, 3 years
Southport Harbor Associates , Associate, 1 year
Stroz Friedberg , E-Discovery Specialist, 2 years


B.A., Economics, Fairfield University
B.A., International Studies, Fairfield University
M.B.A., International Business, Quinnipiac University