Analyst Profile

Saniye Alaybeyi

Saniye Alaybeyi

Sr Director Analyst

4 years at Gartner ,  17 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi is a Research Director for Gartner's Application Innovation Team. In college she studied AI and did her master's thesis in AI. At Gartner, she specializes in AI and IoT (including IoT/Operational Technology security). She gives advise to providers and end user clients on topics such as explainable AI (XAI), general AI trends, use cases and business opportunities, key business issues, and best practices to overcome AI barriers.

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Previous Experience

Ms. Alaybeyi has more than 15 years of industry experience in IoT markets in software development, applications engineering support and product management roles. She recently joined Gartner after working for Real Time Innovations (RTI) as a senior product manager. At RTI, she was responsible for managing data distribution service products and tools by defining product features, maintaining roadmaps, researching target markets and establishing competitive analysis, as well as contributing to technical alliance and strategic partner management. Prior to joining RTI, Ms. Alaybeyi worked as a product applications engineer at Echelon's IoT business unit, where she supported LonWorks IoT products. Before Echelon, she worked as a software engineer at Maillshell, Kuokoa Networks and Edify.

Professional Background

Echelon, Product Applications Engineer, 2 years
Real Time Innovations, Senior Product Manager, 3 years
Software Development Positions at Varied Companies, Senior Software Developer, 10 years


B.S., Specializing in Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
M.S., Specializing in Operations Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA



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