Analyst Profile

Saniye Alaybeyi

Saniye Alaybeyi

Sr Director Analyst

6 years at Gartner ,  24 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi is a Senior Director in Gartner's Applications Group. In college she studied AI and did her master's thesis in AI. At Gartner, she specializes in artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT and contract life cycle management technologies. She gives advice to providers and end user clients on topics such as AI use cases including contract analytics, general AI trends and business opportunities, key business issues, and best practices to overcome AI barriers and how to move projects from POCs to scale.


Previous Experience

Ms. Alaybeyi has more than 20 years of experience, both as a manager/leader and an individual contributor, in product management, software development, applications and field engineering support. She joined Gartner after working for Real Time Innovations (RTI) as a senior manager. At RTI, she was responsible for managing software developers and product managers, 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 manager and lead at Echelon's IoT business unit, where she supported LonWorks IoT products. Before Echelon, she worked as a manager and/or individual contributor at Maillshell Inc., Kuokoa Networks Inc. and Edify Corporation.

Professional Background

Echelon, Team Manager, 2 years
Real Time Innovations, Senior Manager, 3 years
Software Development Positions at Varied Companies, Senior Manager, 15 years


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



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