Gartner Expert

Lauren Maiya

Director, Research

Lauren Maiya is the Director, Research for the R&D practice within the Emerging Technologies and Trends (ETT) Group, which is part of Gartner's Technology and Service Provider organization. Gartner's R&D practice develops insights, tools and guidance for R&D and Innovation leaders to help them lead their functions and solve their most pressing challenges.

Lauren's areas of expertise include R&D portfolio management, early-stage technology evaluation and adoption, innovation culture, new product development and R&D functional management.

Previous experience

In previous roles, Lauren has led high-performing research teams and served as a research director, data scientist and strategy consultant. Her work includes designing and leading global research initiatives, providing issue-focused analyses and developing actionable strategies in order to solve complex business issues for clients in technology and other industries.

Professional background


Director, Research

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Manager, Market Intelligence and Research

Peacock Nine

Vice-President, Research

Areas of coverage

New Product Development

R&D Leadership, Operations and Management

R&D Portfolio Management


Northwestern University - M.S.

University of Notre Dame - B.B.A.

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