Sam Olyaei is a Principal Research Analyst in Gartner Research, where he is a part of the Risk and Security Management group. Mr. Olyaei brings diverse and international experience in cybersecurity practices to Gartner clients and constituents. He regularly advises Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Risk Officers and non-IT executives on maturing their security and risk practices with cutting edge research and thought leadership. Specifically, Mr Olyaei's domain focuses on a wide range of issues related to security and risk program management including strategy, governance, staffing/talent management, policies, metrics, and executive/board reporting measures. Based in Philadelphia, Mr. Olyaei is a regular speaker and presenter at Security Summits and Industry Events world-wide.