Analyst Profile

Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi

Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi

Research Director

3 years at Gartner ,  16 years industry experience
Santa Clara, CA USA

Roles and Responsibilities

Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi is a Research Director and a member of the IoT Center of Excellence team at Gartner, specializing in IoT and Operational Technology security. She gives advise to providers and end user clients on topics such as IoT security market trends, key business issues, technologies and best practices to overcome IoT security barriers. She also analyzes the business value of technology architectures for end-to-end IoT solutions and platforms. She is familiar with Industrial Internet Consortium test beds and use cases. In addition, Ms. Alaybeyi understands approaches to building technical alliances and strategic partnerships with proof-of-concept products. She knows IoT requirements, end-user pain points and IoT product management and marketing best practices.


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 Products Manager, 3 years


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