Gartner Expert

Saniye Alaybeyi

Executive Partner, Domains

Saniye Burcu Alaybeyi is an executive advisor and senior product professional with more than 20 years of progressive experience across multiple facets of the software landscape including but not limited to artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, security, APIs, messaging protocols and platforms.

Her most recent role was as Head of Product Marketing and Thought Leadership at Silicon Valley AI hardware accelerator unicorn, SambaNova Systems Inc. She has provided guidance and leadership on managing data and artificial intelligence models as corporate assets for fortune 500 clients.

Saniye is also a former Gartner research senior director and analyst. She has introduced groundbreaking and brand-new artificial intelligence and machine learning topics to Gartner Research, including "explainable AI" and "security implications of AI".

Saniye has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Middle East Technical University and a Master of Science degree in Artificial Intelligence/Industrial Engineering from University of Pittsburgh.

Previous experience


Professional background

SambaNova Systems

Head of Product Marketing and Thought Leadership

Gartner Inc

Senior Director, Research and Advisory

Various Silicon Valley companies

Senior Manager, Product Management and Software Product Development


M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

B.S., Artificial Intelligence/Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

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