Dawn Manley

Dawn Manley is the Head of Data Science at Splunk. Her team focuses on analyzing data to understand how customers buy, use, and adopt products & services to inform Splunk business decisions and improve our customers’ experience. She has also led and championed diverse cross-organizational technical initiatives, including Remote Work Insights, blockchain/DLT, due diligence and integration for acquisitions, and establishing global research partnerships. Prior to joining Splunk in 2018, Dawn was Chief of Staff for the President and Chief Strategy Officer at Samsung Electronics and also served in strategy and business development roles for emerging business areas including smart mobility, advanced materials, and data centers. She spent over sixteen years in a variety of leadership roles driving R&D and analytics in transportation & energy and chemical & biological defense at Sandia National Laboratories. Dawn has twenty publications in alternative energy, biodefense, and thin film flows. She has served as an advisor to multiple organizations, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Academies Transportation Research Board, and the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Dawn has Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and a B.S., also in Chemical Engineering, from Stanford University.

Official Title:

Senior Director, Engineering and Data Science

What You Really Do:

Analyze data to improve the customer experience


Understanding the science and logic behind technological innovations and running 5 & 10K races with my kids

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