Gartner Expert

Svetlana Golden

Director, Research

Svetlana Golden is a Research Director and a Key Initiative Leader in Gartner's R&D peer and practitioner research group in the Emerging Technologies and Trends practice within TSP.

Gartner's R&D practice develops insights, tools, guidance for R&D and innovation leaders at large and midsized companies to help solve their most pressing challenges. Our ambition is to arm these leaders with unique, high-value research and indispensable advice on leveraging emerging technologies and trends to create and deliver highly successful products and services.

Previous experience

Prior to Gartner, Svetlana worked for the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, managing programs under the Cooperative Threat Reduction initiative in the areas of biosafety and biosecurity. One such projects was the construction of the U.S.-funded Central Reference Laboratory in Kazakhstan.

Professional background

U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Program Coordinator

Areas of coverage

New Product Development

R&D Leadership, Operations and Management

R&D Portfolio Management


Master's Degree, International Economics and European Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

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