Sam Olyaei | Gartner

Analyst Profile

Sam Olyaei

Sam Olyaei

Sr Research Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  6 years industry experience
Trumbull, CT USA

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 primary research efforts are geared toward advising clients on issues related to their information security and risk management program such as security maturity, security policy, security budget, security metrics and high-level security strategy/governance principles.


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